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Oliver Sacks: The Poet Laureate of Medicine

October 10

Venue

Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions Conference Center
3702 S. Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158 United States
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Using the book: The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat we will discuss the stories of individuals with perceptual and intellectual disorders. We will cover patients: who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts, who are no longer able to recognize people and common objects, whose limbs seem alien to them, who lack some skills yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents. In Dr. Sack’s splendid and sympathetic telling, his parents are deeply human and his tales are studies of struggles against incredible adversity.

Having a copy of the book is not necessary to take this class.

$14 for Creative Retirement members.

Start Date End Date Class Time Class ID
10/10 10/17 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 10584