Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

by Oliver Sacks
     
 

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The bestselling author and "one of the greatest clinical writers of the twentieth century" (New York Times) explores the world of deafness and ponders the nature of human communication. See more details below

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The bestselling author and "one of the greatest clinical writers of the twentieth century" (New York Times) explores the world of deafness and ponders the nature of human communication.

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Sacks (neurology, Einstein College of Medicine, and well-known as the author of The Man who mistook his wife for a hat) discusses the history, culture, and language of deaf people in the US. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"This book will shake your preconceptions about the deaf, about language and about thought—. Sacks [is] one of the finest and most thoughtful writers of our time."—Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Fascinating and richly rewarding—. Sacks is a profoundly wise observer."—The Plain Dealer

"One cannot read more than a few pages of Sacks without seeing something in a new way. His breadth of understanding and expression seems limitless."—Kansas City Star

"A remarkable book, penetrating, subtle, persuasive—. [It] will likely become a classic."—St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060973476
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/1990
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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