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Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Bea - Goodreads

Excellent book! Gives you an insight in the unique world of the deaf community, and into the obstacles occurred by them in 'normal' society. It describes the history of the deaf, their position in ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Bryan Kibbe - Goodreads

A wonderful introduction to deaf language and culture. Sacks is an excellent writer, who clearly has a passion for understanding people. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Bojan Tunguz - Goodreads

Most of the information that we get about the world comes through the sense of sight. Therefore it would seem that it there is one sense that we would be loath to part with, it would be this one. And ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Seeing Voices is a collection of three essays, each addressing a different aspect of the deaf experience. The first is introductory and historical, blending anecdotes about notorious deaf individuals ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Carol Catinari - Goodreads

This book is about the language of the deaf... I'd have to describe the book as very interesting content, but not so interesting to read. Til I got Chapter 3, and it became more readable. This was ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Cindi - Goodreads

I am a huge fan of Dr. Sacks. When you ask me who I would most like to meet if I could meet anyone on this planet, well, Dr. Sacks makes the top 3. This is the only book of his that I've had trouble ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Wayne McCoy - Goodreads

I enjoy reading Oliver Sacks. He combines a brilliant scientific mind with the voice of a compassionate and empathetic clinician. Most of his books that I've read are case studies based on different ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Never met a Sacks I didn't like - this one is no exception, although I really wish the extensive notes had been footnoted and not crammed at the end like an unusually important epilogue. Quite a bit ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Cynthia Karl - Goodreads

This was not my favorite Oliver Sacks book; my favorite is his memoir "Uncle Tungsten" which I really enjoyed. This book about the deaf and sign language seemed slow and repetitive especially with the ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

I don't remember if this book was part of my Sign Language or my Child Development class, but it was an eye-opening look at sign language. Sacks discusses the development of ASL and also the way the brain deals with signs. Loved it. Read full review


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