Awakenings

Awakenings

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Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which had an astonishing, explosive, "awakening" effect. Dr. Sacks recounts the moving case histories of his patients, their… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (May 29, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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