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Not a leg to stand on

Dorothy Wilkinson

Not a leg to stand on

by Dorothy Wilkinson

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Published by Cambray in Cheltenham .
Written in English

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  • Wilkinson, Dorothy, -- 1919-

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    StatementDorothy Wilkinson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv,220p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15210005M
    ISBN 101873416008
    OCLC/WorldCa24696149

    (There is another book called A Leg to Stand On, but it is by Oliver Sacks. If that is the book you are speaking of, feel free to repost the question with the specific author mentioned.).   We spent two hours trying, and the leg remained – dead. Not the foot, which was as lively as ever: but the rest of the leg, all blank in its cast, and the injured and operated quadriceps in particular. was asked to write about Sacks’s new book, A Leg to Stand On. The paper had published an early incarnation in , a year of so before.

    In his memoir A Leg To Stand On, Oliver Sacks recalls a time in his life that began with a hike on a solo trip to Norway. Sacks was an adult man who frequently traveled and was in excellent physical condition, so the idea of going for a hike alone didn't phase him in the least. In A Leg to Stand On, it is Sacks himself who is the patient: an encounter with a bull on a desolate mountain in Norway has left him with a severely damaged leg. But what should be a routine recuperation is actually the beginning of a strange medical journey when he finds that his leg uncannily no longer feels like part of his body.

    not have a leg to stand on meaning: 1. to be in a situation in which you cannot prove something: 2. to be in a situation in which you. Learn more.   NOT A LEG TO STAND ON. Luke The parable of The Pharisee and the Publican, in today’s lectionary, is called the Pharisee and a tax collector. Some of you have heard four or five, maybe nine or ten, or even more sermons on this text. It’s very : Marv Mutzenberger.


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About the Book. Oliver Sacks's books Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars and the bestselling The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat have been acclaimed for their extraordinary compassion in the treatment of patients affected with profound disorders.

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This study guide contains the following sections: as he is feeling useless and ignored, he discovers that his leg is not functioning properly and self-diagnoses nerve damage. The book's final chapter details the.

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