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The Man with a Shattered World: The History of a Brain Wound / Edition 1
     

The Man with a Shattered World: The History of a Brain Wound / Edition 1

by A. R. Luria, Oliver Sacks, Lynn Solotaroff
 

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ISBN-10: 0674546253

ISBN-13: 9780674546257

Pub. Date: 04/28/1987

Publisher: Harvard

Russian psychologist A. R. Luria presents a compelling portrait of a man's heroic struggle to regain his mental faculties. A soldier named Zasetsky, wounded in the head at the battle of Smolensk in 1943, suddenly found himself in a frightening world: he could recall his childhood but not his recent past; half his field of vision had been destroyed; he had great

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Russian psychologist A. R. Luria presents a compelling portrait of a man's heroic struggle to regain his mental faculties. A soldier named Zasetsky, wounded in the head at the battle of Smolensk in 1943, suddenly found himself in a frightening world: he could recall his childhood but not his recent past; half his field of vision had been destroyed; he had great difficulty speaking, reading, and writing. Woven throughout his first-person account are interpolations by Luria himself, which serve as excellent brief introductions to the topic of brain structure and function.

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ISBN-13:
9780674546257
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
04/28/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
379,379
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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