Awakenings / Oliver Sacks.
Publication year: 2012
Edition: Revised edition.
Publisher: London : Picador, 2012.
ISBN: 9780330523677 (pbk.) :
This edition originally published: New York: HarperPerennial, 1990.
This is an extraordinary account of a group of 20 patients, survivors of the great sleeping-sickness epidemic which swept the world in the 1920s, and the astonishing, explosive awakening effect they experienced 40 years later through new drug, L-DOPA.
xxxix, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
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