The Resource Gratitude, Oliver Sacks., (electronic resource)

Gratitude, Oliver Sacks., (electronic resource)

Label
Gratitude
Title
Gratitude
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Sacks.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure."--Oliver Sacks. 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. "It is the fate of every human being," Sacks writes, "to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death." Together, these four essays form an ode to the uniqueness of each human being and to gratitude for the gift of life." Oliver Sacks was like no other clinician, or writer. He was drawn to the homes of the sick, the institutions of the most frail and disabled, the company of the unusual and the 'abnormal.' He wanted to see humanity in its many variants and to do so in his own, almost anachronistic way--face to face, over time, away from our burgeoning apparatus of computers and algorithms. And, through his writing, he showed us what he saw."--Atul Gawande, author of Being Mortal
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sacks, Oliver
Dewey number
  • 616.80092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RC339.52 S23
LC item number
A3 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dan Woren
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Woren, Dan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sacks, Oliver
  • Neurologists
  • Neurologists
  • Gratitude
  • Aging
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Gratitude, Oliver Sacks., (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o930703871
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (36 min., 27 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735206137
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
88A3F558-A627-440D-8999-5B33130C6972
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o930703871
  • (OCoLC)930703871
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Gratitude, Oliver Sacks., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o930703871
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (36 min., 27 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735206137
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
88A3F558-A627-440D-8999-5B33130C6972
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o930703871
  • (OCoLC)930703871
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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