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“Extraordinary on first reading, even more so on a second . . . the sort of book one wants to pick up again and again.” —Oliver Sacks
“Lively and erudite.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Gonzalez-Crussi writes essays that fuse science, literature, and personal history into highly civilized artifacts. Here are five such pieces...all of them informative, none of them predictable.” —The Washington Post
“A meditation on sensory experience by a Mexican–born pathologist who weaves personal experiences with history, science, philosophy and theology for a wide–ranging approach to our centuries–old but undissipated curiosity about the origins of pain and pleasure.... An erudite work.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review
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González-Crussi is Professor emeritus of pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is the author of The Five Senses, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and Notes of an Anatomist, winner of the nonfiction first prize of the Society for Midland Authors. He lives in Chicago.
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Book Description Kaplan AEC Education. PB. Condition: New. In these five graceful and cultured essays by the pathology professor, childhood recollections mingle with cogent observations on history, science, theology and philosophy. His meditations on sensory experience are wonderful reading. Seller Inventory # LJul2-12 PH006D
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Book Description Kaplan Publishing, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB011DBFJV4