Was the book Awakenings an autobiography of Oliver Sacks?


Was the book Awakenings an autobiography of Oliver Sacks?

Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks (1933-2015) was an English neurologist and writer. He published many books about his own patients' unusual neurological conditions and was at the forefront of research on poorly understood conditions. Among others, he published Awakenings, The Mind's Eye, A Leg to Stand On, Migraine, and Musicophilia.

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Like all of Dr. Sacks's publications, Awakenings described his real experiences working with patients. It was not an autobiography in the sense of...

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