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Language: un
Pages: 464
Authors: Oliver Sacks
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-29 - Publisher: Vintage

Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Oliver Sacks
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-16 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays and various TV documentaries, Awakenings
Great Awakenings
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frank Hoffmann, Marshall Fishwick, Beulah B Ramirez
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-12 - Publisher: Routledge

As religious fervor grows, Dr. Fishwick, a recipient of the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Lifetime Achievement from The American Culture Association, takes a sweeping look at religion in the United States--the country with the highest church attendance in the Western world. Popular religion can take many shapes and
Creative Awakenings
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Sheri Gaynor
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-30 - Publisher: Penguin

Utilize your creativity to manifest your personal intention. Work in the spirit of the laws of attraction to visualize the life of your dreams. Follow the journey of twelve artists, each who will set a personal dream or intention. Witness the process that each artist takes, as they create a
Language: en
Pages: 38
Authors: Central California Buddhist Minister's Association
Categories: Buddhist sermons, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

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