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Ve affairs both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists Thom Gunn A R Luria W H Auden Gerald M Edelman Francis Crick who influenced him On the Move is the story of a brilliantly unconventional physician and writer and of the man who has illuminated the many ways that the brain makes us human Inspired by 'Gratitude' and the feeling that I had ignored Oliver for far too long I delved into 'On the Move' with enthusiasm and the feeling like I had remembered an old friend 'Uncle Tungsten' takes care of his early life it's been years since I have read that one too and 'On the Move' picks up with an adult recently graduated Dr Sacks Most of the book concentrates on his early career through 'Awakenings' and into his further books but it compresses his later life It is a biography of what he did than what he thought but there are snippets of personal feelings and relationships This may be representative of how he lived his life though he does say that he was a loner But it isn't impersonal He just doesn't go in depth into the why of his actions too muchI guess it feels a little rude saying he didn't open up enough There are plenty of places where he opened up about his sexuality and his relationship with his family But there were many times when something intriguing was mentioned offhandedly and then never explored or explained But I feel I know the man a lot than I did And there were many wonderful stories of his friends in here I did enjoy it but not as much as his other writing

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On the Move A LifeWhen Oliver Sacks was twelve years old a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report “Sacks will go far if he does not go too far” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed On the Move is infused with his restless energy As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s first in Ca The print book this one On the Move got 5 and a extensive review This review is for the BBC book and only gets 2 Update But I have rerated it 5 star as for some reason only this review shows It is the worst abridgement of a book I have ever read However I did enjoy reading it so much I bought the full book The abridgement shows Sacks as this young man who liked motorbikes and drugs and grew up to become a genial doctor and best selling author A man who suppressed his homosexuality and lived alone lonely all his life until he met his soul mate in his 70s Nothing could be further from the truth Absolutely nothing Whoever abridged this should be sent to work in a packing factory away forever from words because they don't understand enough about books writing or people to do anything but ruin themOriginal notes and review all rubbish as it turns out view spoilerThis was the BBC abridged version I regard abridged books almost as a 'pilot' programme on the tv If I like it I will buy the book or watch the show and On the Move is amazingly good so I bought it and can't wait to read it starting nowI never knew he was gay and into drugs This is very enjoyable Sadly he never fell in love until he was in his 70s view spoilerI was wrong about this More fool me for taking an abridged book for gospel hide spoiler

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On the Move A Life Doc ↠ 397 pages Download À When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report “Sacks will go far if he does not go too far” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed On the Move is iLifornia where he struggled with drug addiction and then in New York where he discovered a long forgotten illness in the back wards of a chronic hospital we see how his engagement with patients comes to define his lifeWith unbridled honesty and humor Sacks shows us that the same energy that drives his physical passions weight lifting and swimming also drives his cerebral passions He writes about his lo An essential endnote for the indefatigable Sacks reader Recommended with brio However those just starting on the Sacks oeuvre are probably best off with The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat Awakenings The Island of the Colorblind or An Anthropologist on Mars Read and be reborn