The Island of the Colorblind

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The Island of the Colorblind
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AuthorOliver Sacks
Cover artistChip Kidd
LanguageEnglish
SubjectAchromatopsia
PublisherA.A. Knopf
Publication date
1997
Media typePrint
Pages336
ISBN978-0-676-97035-7
OCLC35235302
Preceded byAn Anthropologist on Mars (1995)
Followed byUncle Tungsten (2001)

The Island of the Colorblind is a 1997 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks about achromatopsia on the Micronesian atoll of Pingelap. It was published in the UK as The Island of the Colour-blind. The second half of the book is devoted to the mystery of Lytico-Bodig disease in Guam.

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