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Excellent Book! Lots of vocabulary! A little lengthy but very interesting and educational. I recommend anybody who is interested in science/chemistry to read this book! Read morePublished 20 days ago by Isaiah merryman
This is an excellent memoir of a brilliant man from an exceptional extended family. He is a gifted writer and covers history, chemistry, metallurgy, and countless other subjects in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elizabeth Ann Anderson
Oliver Sacks has the ability to imbue the reader with his curiosity and passion. After reading this book I wanted to buy a chemistry set and do experiments.Published 1 month ago by stu orton
My son needed an autobiography for school. He said this was okay.Published 2 months ago by akmsbass
This book should be read by anyone who loves chemistry. Sacks is a wonderful writer with subtle humor. Who can forget throwing sodium into water?Published 4 months ago by Marilyn Olmstead
The more I read Oliver Sacks, the more amazed I am at his scientific genius, his eidetic memory for long-ago events from his childhood, his openness and self-awareness, and his... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
In this book Oliver Sacks writes about his childhood. It was a gift, and I hope the recipient enjoyed it as much as I did
when I read it a few years ago.
There’s more science than strict autobiography here. Oliver Sacks tells how all the magical certainties of science were his refuge throughout his early years when WWII and so much... Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. Schultz