The Mind's Eye
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Oliver Sacks. (2010). The Mind's Eye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Oliver Sacks. 2010. The Mind's Eye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Oliver Sacks, The Mind's Eye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2010.

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Oliver Sacks. The Mind's Eye. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

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In The Mind's Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, the sense of sight. For all of these people, the challenge is to adapt to a radically new way of being in the world.

There is Lilian, a concert pianist who becomes unable to read music and is eventually unable even to recognize everyday objects, and Sue, a neurobiologist who has never seen in three dimensions, until she suddenly acquires stereoscopic vision in her fifties.

There is Pat, who reinvents herself as a loving grandmother and active member of her community, despite the fact that she has aphasia and cannot utter a sentence, and Howard, a prolific novelist who must find a way to continue his life as a writer even after a stroke destroys his...

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