Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf

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HarperCollins, Nov 13, 1990 - Social Science - 208 pages
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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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A wonderful introduction to deaf language and culture. - Goodreads
This book gave me lots of insight into language. - Goodreads
His writing style is informative and engaging. - Goodreads
Amazing insight into deaf culture and history though. - Goodreads
Oliver Sacks is not a writer , he is a scientist. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

36 9/29/13 Fascinating. Great combination of history, culture, science, and prose. Read full review

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User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is a hearing, non-signing doctor and author who researches, analyzes, and observes the deaf and Deaf world. The portion of the book about how Sign as a primary language affects the mind ... Read full review

About the author (1990)

Oliver Sacks is the author of nine books, including the acclaimed bestsellers The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, An Anthropolgist on Mars, and Awakenings, which inspired the Oscar-winning movie of the same name. He is clinical professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as well as a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and numerous medical and scientific journals.

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