Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (October 5, 1999)
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Awakenings--which encouraged the foremost movement picture--is the striking tale of a bunch of sufferers who shrunk sleeping-sickness throughout the nice epidemic simply after global battle I. Frozen for many years in a trance-like country, those women and men got up as hopeless until eventually 1969, whilst Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which had an astounding, explosive, "awakening" impression. Dr. Sacks recounts the relocating case histories of his sufferers, their lives, and the extreme alterations which went with their reintroduction to a replaced international.