Results 1-10 of 17

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

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

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Morrigan - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book, my only complaint is that the footnotes at times made it really hard to keep track of where you were reading. Dr. Saks discusses in this book the culture of the deaf the ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

More academic than some of Sacks' other books this is still a very interesting read and an incredible insight into the deaf world. It's at it's strongest when detailing case studies and Sacks has a ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

Although this book was very educational, I really cannot say I enjoyed it. I learned a lot about how sign language works as a language, and how children's brains are affected if they don't acquire language... but it was very dry reading. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

Very thorough and well written in that Oliver Sacks way, but rather dense and hard to read leisurely. A great resource for info if you need to write a report on Deafness from a cultural or linguistic perspective. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Janine Pezzino - Goodreads

I enjoyed seeing deaf culture from a different point of view. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

An interesting book of some of the history of deaf culture in the USA, but now dated and in reality a shallow view from the outside. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Cathy Busby - Goodreads

A fascinating journey - not the most accessible book from Sacks, but a real gem if you have interest in this area. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

I love ASL and learned it in High School. I wanted it to be my foreign language credit for university, but they said no. A very interesting book, but a bit too scientific for my taste. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

Interesting but extremely technical....not a light read. Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
26
4 stars
18
3 stars
17
2 stars
1
1 star
1

5 stars - 26
4 stars - 18
3 stars - 17
1 star - 1

Editorial reviews - 0