Cover image for The mind's eye
Title:
The mind's eye
Author:
Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
Includes stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and faculties: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, and the sense of sight. This book is a testament to the complexity of vision and the brain and to the power of creativity and adaptation, and it provides a whole new perspective on the power of language and communication, as we try to imagine what it is to perceive through another person's eyes, or another person's mind.
General Note:
"A Borzoi book" -- T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Sight reading -- Recalled to life -- A man of letters -- Face-blind -- Stereo Sue -- Persistence of vision: a journal -- The mind's eye.
ISBN:
9780307272089
Format :
Book