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Awakenings, Oliver Sacks

Label
Awakenings
Title
Awakenings
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Sacks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of case studies of some of the people who developed a sleeping-sickness after World War I and remained in a sleep state until given the drug L-Dopa. Also describes their lives, the transformation after awakening, and then describes parts of the film made from these case studies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sacks, Oliver
Dewey number
616.8/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postencephalitic Parkinson's disease
  • Epidemic encephalitis
  • Dopa
Target audience
adult
Label
Awakenings, Oliver Sacks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Coming of L-DOPA
  • 28
  • Awakenings
  • Frances D.
  • 39
  • Magda B.
  • 67
  • Rose R.
  • 74
  • Robert O.
  • Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism
  • 88
  • Hester Y.
  • 95
  • Rolando P.
  • 116
  • Miriam H.
  • 128
  • Lucy K.
  • 140
  • Margaret A.
  • 3
  • 148
  • Miron V.
  • 161
  • Gertie C.
  • 165
  • Martha N.
  • 170
  • Ida T.
  • 176
  • Frank G.
  • Sleeping-Sickness (Encephalitis Lethargica)
  • 180
  • Maria G.
  • 183
  • Rachel I.
  • 188
  • Aaron E.
  • 190
  • George W.
  • 198
  • Cecil M.
  • 12
  • 202
  • Leonard L.
  • 203
  • Perspectives
  • Perspectives
  • 223
  • Awakening
  • 235
  • Tribulation
  • 243
  • Aftermath of the Sleeping-Sickness (1927-67)
  • Accommodation
  • 265
  • A History of the Sleeping-Sickness
  • 319
  • 'Miracle' Drugs: Freud, William James, and Havelock Ellis
  • 323
  • Electrical Basis of Waakenings
  • 327
  • Beyond L-DOPA
  • 333
  • 20
  • Parkinsonian Space and Time
  • 339
  • Chaos and Awakenings
  • 351
  • Awakenings on Stage and Screen
  • 367
  • Life at Mount Carmel
  • 24
Control code
ocm41096302
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxxix, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375704055
Lccn
99027880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.832 SA14 ; XX-N ; [R15BP033, #2, 2@$15.95, DLG/RT ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41096302
  • (OCoLC)41096302
Label
Awakenings, Oliver Sacks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Coming of L-DOPA
  • 28
  • Awakenings
  • Frances D.
  • 39
  • Magda B.
  • 67
  • Rose R.
  • 74
  • Robert O.
  • Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism
  • 88
  • Hester Y.
  • 95
  • Rolando P.
  • 116
  • Miriam H.
  • 128
  • Lucy K.
  • 140
  • Margaret A.
  • 3
  • 148
  • Miron V.
  • 161
  • Gertie C.
  • 165
  • Martha N.
  • 170
  • Ida T.
  • 176
  • Frank G.
  • Sleeping-Sickness (Encephalitis Lethargica)
  • 180
  • Maria G.
  • 183
  • Rachel I.
  • 188
  • Aaron E.
  • 190
  • George W.
  • 198
  • Cecil M.
  • 12
  • 202
  • Leonard L.
  • 203
  • Perspectives
  • Perspectives
  • 223
  • Awakening
  • 235
  • Tribulation
  • 243
  • Aftermath of the Sleeping-Sickness (1927-67)
  • Accommodation
  • 265
  • A History of the Sleeping-Sickness
  • 319
  • 'Miracle' Drugs: Freud, William James, and Havelock Ellis
  • 323
  • Electrical Basis of Waakenings
  • 327
  • Beyond L-DOPA
  • 333
  • 20
  • Parkinsonian Space and Time
  • 339
  • Chaos and Awakenings
  • 351
  • Awakenings on Stage and Screen
  • 367
  • Life at Mount Carmel
  • 24
Control code
ocm41096302
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxxix, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375704055
Lccn
99027880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.832 SA14 ; XX-N ; [R15BP033, #2, 2@$15.95, DLG/RT ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41096302
  • (OCoLC)41096302

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