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Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Roxanne - Goodreads

Fascinating. Offers insights regarding deaf culture, linguistics, neuroscience, and history. Provides excellent example of how science is confounded by social norms and politics. Broadened my ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Samantha Deakin - Goodreads

Great book. Made me want to learn American Sign Language. Yet again, an interesting collection of case studies from Oliver Sacks. Read full review

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User Review  - Arturo - Goodreads

Fascinating. I found this book to be really a matter of discovery. Discovery of a world of the deaf which lays hidden for most people. Sacks does a great job describing their culture, their language ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Art - Goodreads

Wow! I won't pretend to equal previous reviewers, but I found out that I knew practically nothing about deafness or sign language. It was very technical, heavily historic, but excellent! Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley Oakley - Goodreads

Intense. I'm becoming a huge fan of the phrase "differently abled". Everyone is. Regardless. Read full review

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User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

This great book summarizes the history of deaf learning worldwide. Then it goes into the difficulties of learning in our (US) culture. The last section is about the uprising at Gallaudet University in ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Maryanne Gobble - Goodreads

I know very little about the deaf community and found this book both beautiful and fascinating. It was written in the 80s so it's quite dated, unfortunately. The footnotes are packed full of great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

I was very excited by the prospect of reading about Sign Language and, in a broader context, the deaf community; in some aspects, this book delivered on (or exceeded) my expectations, but in other ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Drgirishraj - Goodreads

excellent exposition of what deafness is all about.May be outdated, in view of the recent developments in the field of otology, but a must read for all medical personell who deal with deafness in ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Keity Abi-Ackel - Goodreads

I never though i would say i read an incredibly good book about deaf culture and sign language that was written by someone that doesn't belong to this circle and area of study. Oliver Sacks, as aways, has just changed my mind, and why not, myself. Thanks Read full review


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