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As Dr Sacks looked back over his long, adventurous life his final thoughts were of gratitude. In a series of remarkable, beautifully written and uplifting meditations, Dr Sacks reflects on and gives thanks for a life well lived, and expresses his thoughts on growing old, facing terminal cancer and reaching the end.

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Oliver Sacks was a physician and the bestselling author of many books, including Hallucinations, Musicophilia, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and Awakenings (which inspired the Oscar-nominated film). He lived in New York City, where he was a professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. In 2008, he was appointed Commander of the British Empire. He died in August 2015, at the age of eighty-two.

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Essays that capture the essence of what it means to have lived and to face death well -- Katie Law
Four short beautiful essays by the celebrated late neurologist on his feelings as he came toward the end of his life - a slight but poignant read -- Sally Magnusson * Herald *

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