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ISBN: 0375704043 / ISBN-13: 9780375704048

Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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  • Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (Vintage Books USA) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by Oliver W Sacks

    Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books USA
    2002
    English
    337 pages

    ISBN: 0375704043
    ISBN-13: 9780375704048

    In an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary mind, the distinguished neurologist who wrote "Awakenings" offers an account of his youth as fascinating as his celebrated case histories. Overflowing with humor, sadness, sensuous recollection, and the almost physical rapture of discovery, this bestseller re-creates the wonder of science as it is first experienced. 10 halftones. NPR sponsorship.

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Reviews of Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Overall customer rating: 2.000
readingisfun

ONLY IF YOU ARE INTO CHEMISTRY

by readingisfun on Mar 11, 2009

had to struggle to finish this book. He tells about his life then somehow goes into some obscure description of a chemical component . This is truely a book for those interested in chemistry only. More

zevenlynn

an imaginative story

by zevenlynn on Oct 23, 2008

this book does a great job in aiding one's understanding of the elements. it was well written and was somewhat easy to read. More

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