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The Resource Gratitude, Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes]

Gratitude, Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes]

Label
Gratitude
Title
Gratitude
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes]
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In July 2013, Oliver Sacks turned eighty and wrote [a] ... piece in The New York Times about the prospect of old age and the freedom he envisioned for himself in binding together the thoughts and feelings of a lifetime. Eighteen months later, he was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer--which he announced publically in another piece in The New York Times. Gratitude is Sacks's meditation on why life [continued] to enthrall him even as he [faced] the all-too-close presence of his own death, and how to live out the months that [remained] in the richest and deepest way possible"--
Summary
No writer has succeeded in capturing the medical and human drama of illness as honestly and as eloquently as Oliver Sacks. During the last few months of his life, he wrote a set of essays in which he movingly explored his feelings about completing a life and coming to terms with his own death
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10466560
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 616.80092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Gratitude, Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Mercury -- My own life -- My periodic table -- Sabbath
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 45 pages
Isbn
9780345811363
Lccn
2015952928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)923548020
Label
Gratitude, Oliver Sacks ; [photographs by Bill Hayes]
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Mercury -- My own life -- My periodic table -- Sabbath
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 45 pages
Isbn
9780345811363
Lccn
2015952928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)923548020

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