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Embracing the Wide Sky By Daniel Tammet

Embracing the Wide Sky
by Daniel Tammet

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A brilliant portrait of the human mind and the extraordinary potential within every one of us, by real-life Rain-Man and bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day.
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Embracing the Wide Sky: A tour across the horizons of the mind by Daniel Tammet

Daniel Tammet captivated readers with his bestselling memoir, Born On A Blue Day, and its vivid depiction of a life with autistic savant syndrome. In his fascinating new book, Embracing the Wide Sky, Daniel combines the latest scientific research with insights drawn from his personal experience to shed light on the mysteries of how our minds work and the incredible feats of which each one of us is capable.


A unique and brilliantly imaginative portrait of how we think, learn, remember and create, Embracing the Wide Sky is a profound and provocative book that will transform our understanding and respect for every kind of mind.

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Embracing the Wide Sky Reviews


Entertaining and informative about an impressive range of subjects . . . EMBRACING THE WIDE SKY is fun and inspirational * FT Weekend *
Packed with his clear summaries of fascinating experiments . . . Recent debate has bumped up this book from delightful to vital * Daily Telegraph *
Far from a one-dimensional prodigy, his is a rich multi-textured intelligence. A beautiful mind. * Scotsman Magazine *
truly fascinating * Guardian *
Packed with fascinating new brain research . . . an ambitious book, written by a remarkable man * BBC Focus magazine *
Tammet puts his exceptional abilities to work in his book Embracing the Wide Sky... Tammet's lucid writing makes his book both informative and entertaining. * Courier Mail *
Displaying that he is not just one-dimensional with his genius, Tammet's book is a fine example of his goal to share his brilliant knowledge with the world to inspire and encourage...a thoughtful and highly informative read. * The China Post *

About Daniel Tammet


Daniel Tammet is a writer, linguist and educator. A 2007 poll of 4,000 Britons named him as one of the world's "100 living geniuses". His website company, Optimnem, has provided foreign language instruction to thousands around the globe. His last book, the Sunday Times bestseller BORN ON A BLUE DAY: INSIDE THE EXTRAORDINARY MIND OF AN AUTISTIC SAVANT has been translated into 18 languages. He lives in Avignon, in the south of France.

Additional information

GOR001216224
Embracing the Wide Sky: A tour across the horizons of the mind by Daniel Tammet
Daniel Tammet
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2009-08-20
400
0340961333
9780340961339
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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