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Review: A Man Without Words

User Review  - Omgitssarah - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. However, she had a type of vocabulary that was very biased and insensitive. I wished she didn't view herself as some God or heavenly sent angel that turned Ildefonso ... Read full review

Review: A Man Without Words

User Review  - Isla Ducky - Goodreads

This book is an excellent source of ideas on the topic of languageless people, brought down by the author's well meaning but condescending tone and outdated racism. fascinating story well worth its weaknesses. Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca Gernon - Goodreads

A moving story about the author and Ildefonso. a deaf man who never was introduced to language until he was 28. Sadly, Ildefonso is one of many deaf people who do not have the opportunity to receive ... Read full review

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User Review  - Krystal Laday - Goodreads

I'm an ASL major, this book was a real eye opener! Read full review

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User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

Wanted to like this so much more than I did. Read full review

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User Review  - Chuck - Goodreads

I was looking to understand more about this man and his evolution of thought and language, but instead got a personal narrative of the teacher's own grandeur. Very intriguing story, but hard to get ... Read full review

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User Review  - Virginia - Goodreads

A fascinating story of an adult man, born profoundly deaf, who had no language and communicated almost solely through mime/gestures. The concept of words as representing other things was something he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ren - Goodreads

It could have been paced better. She spent an awful lot of time repeating herself and musing on the same concepts over and over again. We didn't actually get to see much of the protagonist because she spent so much time theorizing. Very interesting read, though. Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Donnelly - Goodreads

Leaves you speechless a must for anyone interested in language Read full review

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User Review  - Tracey - Goodreads

SDMB recco: Citizen Pained - Author appeared on Radiolab: 9 Aug 2010 Read full review


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