THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT

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   Order Code: HR348    ISBN : 9780684853949

In the title story, for example, the author describes a patient—an accomplished and respected musician—who has lost the ability to visually distinguish objects, and so mistakes his wife’s head for a hat. These strange and compelling stories illustrate how the human spirit’s resilience and resourcefulness can help people adjust to lives complicated by everything from loss of memory to autism.

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Publisher

Harper and Row

Pages

233

Grade

Advanced students

ISBN

9780684853949