At First Sight
(story "To See and Not See" - as Oliver Sacks M.D.)
Author, non-fiction "Oaxaca Journal" (National Geographic, 2002)
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Oliver Sacks M.D. | Dr. Oliver Sacks | Oribâ Sakkusu
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[on discovering that the study of modern chemistry was more theoretical than tactile] This seemed an awful prospect, for I - at least - needed to smell and touch and feel, to place myself, my senses in the middle of the perceptual world. I had dreamed of becoming a chemist, but the chemistry that really stirred me was the lovingly detailed, naturalistic, descriptive chemistry of the nineteenth ...
Lived in Greenwich Village, New York City, where he swam in the local YMCA pool regularly.