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Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf by  Oliver Sacks - First Edition - from North Coast Trading Post and Biblio.com

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Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

by Sacks, Oliver

Condition: Very Good


University of California Press. Hardcover. 0520060830 FIRST EDITION in Very Good Condition. Crisp pages. Tight binding. Great reading copy. Price corner clipped. Shelf wear on cover. Some tanning. Some rubbing wear to cover edges. Small tears in cover. - All books inspected inside and out and shipped by USPS with a tracking number! I highly suggest that you choose expedited shipping. For a small fee you get priority shipping, insurance and a padded envelope for the best protection. . Very Good.

Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf is a 1989 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks. The book covers a variety of topics in deaf studies, including sign language, the neurology of deafness, the history of the treatment of deaf Americans, and linguistic and social challenges facing the deaf community. It also contains an eyewitness account of the March 1988 Deaf President Now student protest at Gallaudet University, a school for the hearing impaired.




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