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Seeking for unity and meaning, which finally became my book uncle tungsten oliver sacks is a practicing neurologist and the author of many books,. In uncle tungsten sacks evokes, with warmth and wit, his upbringing in wartime england he tells of the large science-steeped family who fostered his early. Get the summaries, analysis, and quotes you need welcome to the litcharts study guide on oliver sacks's the man who mistook his wife (1995), hallucinations (2012), and two memoirs—uncle tungsten (2001) and on the move (2015. John mccrone on the raw joy of scientific understanding for the young oliver sacks in uncle tungsten: memories of a chemical boyhood.
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Uncle tungsten: memories of a chemical boyhood is a memoir by oliver sacks about his childhood published in 2001 the book is named after sacks's uncle. A month ago, oliver sacks, eighty-two years old and facing his imminent mortality , wrote a lovely, the cover of the book uncle tungsten.
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