Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf

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HarperCollins, Nov 13, 1990 - Social Science - 208 pages
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The bestselling author and "one of the greatest clinical writers of the twentieth century" (New York Times) explores the world of deafness and ponders the nature of human communication.

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This book was required reading for my sign language class and it is a great book. If you want to know more about the deaf community and deaf culture this is the book you need. Read full review

Seeing voices: a journey into the world of the deaf

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Sacks, a neurologist and author of the popular The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat ( LJ 2/15/86), developed a serious interest in sign language and deafness after reviewing Harlan Lane's When the ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Oliver Sacks is the author of nine books, including the acclaimed bestsellers The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, An Anthropolgist on Mars, and Awakenings, which inspired the Oscar-winning movie of the same name. He is clinical professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as well as a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and numerous medical and scientific journals.

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