Awakenings

13 godz. 7 min.
Picador Collection
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Opis książki

'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' – Guardian

Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays and various TV documentaries, Awakenings by Oliver Sacks is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients.

Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent forty years in hospital: motionless and speechless; aware of the world around them, but exhibiting no interest in it – until Dr Sacks administered the then-new drug, L-DOPA, which caused them, temporarily, to awake from their decades-long slumber . . .

Format:

Tom:

37

Czas trwania audiobooka:

13 godz. 7 min.

Język:

Angielski

Data wydania:

12.07.2018

Wydawca audiobooka:

Pan Macmillan

Numer ISBN audiobooka:

9781509895663

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