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Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf by  Oliver W Sacks - Paperback - 2000 - from Booked Experiences and Biblio.com

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Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

by Sacks, Oliver W

Condition: Fine


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books, 2000. pp.222 with index. clean tight copy except for gift inscription on frontpiece. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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