Blind author devotes life to helping solve the riddle of human consciousness.
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Descrizione libro Picador, Sydney, 2003. Softcover. Condizione libro: Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. foreword by Oliver Sacks, preface by author and acknowledgements. Colour photographic front cover, of author, with white, pink and gilt coloured titles to the front panel and white, black, gray and pale brown titles to the backstrip. In 1951 the author was blinded and had his vocal cords fused in an industrial accident. He was not expected to survive as he was an immigrant (Zoltan is Hungarian born) in a strange country with very few support systems and could not speak above a whisper and was blind. " But Zoltan did survive, and he responded to this tragedy in an unusual way -- he decided to devote himself to helping solve the riddle of human consciousness. This would give him back his life, as through mental techniques he learned to "see" again, and so could psychologically be returned to the world of light." -- from the rear panel blurb. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the panels and edges. The front panel has started to curl with uniform light tanning to the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. XXIV, 264 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0330364219. ISBN/EAN: 9780330364218. Inventory No: 0124766. Codice libro della libreria 0124766