A Leg to Stand On

A Leg to Stand On

by Oliver Sacks

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A Leg To Stand On, one of Oliver Sacks’ most personal works, explores the author’s journey of recovery from a severe injury, during which his leg no longer feels as though it is part of his body.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623730093
Publisher: Odyssey Editions
Publication date: 03/08/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 555,221
File size: 308 KB

About the Author

Oliver Sacks was born in London and educated in London, Oxford, California, and New York. He is professor of clinical neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is the author of many books, including Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.


New York, New York

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Place of Birth:

London, England


B.M., B.Ch., Queen's College, Oxford, 1958

Table of Contents



One The Mountain

Two Becoming A Patient

Three Limbo

Four Quickening

Five Solvitur Ambulando

Six Convalescence

Seven Understanding

Afterword (1993)

Annotated Bibliography

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