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Fragments of genius the strange feats of idiots savants by Michael J. A. Howe

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Savants (Savant syndrome),
  • Savant syndrome

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174).

StatementMichael J.A. Howe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF426 .H78 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191650M
ISBN 10041500781X
LC Control Number89010380

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