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Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

A fascinating glimpse into the 'history of the deaf.' I use quotations because it would seem obscene to delineate a history of a particular human condition. What Sacks tries to do however is account ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Ronna - Goodreads

Seeing Voices presents a fascinating outsider's perspective on Sign language, focusing on the effects of language learning on the brain and the link between language, thought, and personal development ... Read full review

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User Review  - Evalangui - Goodreads

Published June 1989, the year after the Gallaudet University revolution. Interesting but pretty basic. Good for me since I haven't read much on the topic at all and it references other material (David ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

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  - Charlie - Goodreads

I first read this book in 1992, and have re-read it several times as my prelingually Deaf daughter has grown up. In many ways it is an odd book--A warm, wonderfully personal first section; a cold ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Kathy MacMillan - Goodreads

There's a reason this book is a classic in the field of Deaf Studies: Sacks weaves together history, linguistics, and a deep understanding of culture to create a compelling introduction to American Sign Language and Deaf culture for the uninitiated. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Kathleen Hagen - Goodreads

Seeing Voices: A Journey Through the World of the Deaf, by Oliver Sacks, Narrated by Jonathan Davis, with a new introduction and ending written by and read by Oliver Sacks, Produced by Audible Inc ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is a fantastic writer; thus, this book is a fascinating read. The reason it got only 3 stars from me is because he did not write this book yesterday... he wrote it more than 20 years ago ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

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  - Nenia Campbell - Goodreads

think about what you know about deaf people. anything? nothing? ha, ha. very funny. when we think of the 1800s, we generally like to think that we've come a long way since then. women's rights. civil ... Read full review


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