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User Review  - SomeGuyInVirginia - LibraryThing

Nice, generalized primer on the consequences of deafness. I was particularly interested in Sacks' observation that sign (ASL rather than signed English) was very good at spacial descriptions, one of the weaknesses of spoken language. Read full review

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User Review  - ashishg - LibraryThing

Book is insightful about sign language and languages in general with great information about how brain processes language and information. However, language is very technical so much so that this ... Read full review

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User Review  - iayork - LibraryThing

Fascinating look at deafness and language: I loved this book and could have wished it twice as long. However, a friend to whom I recommended the book didn't think that highly of it. So to be honest, I ... Read full review

Seeing voices: a journey into the world of the deaf

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

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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