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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  - TL Cooper - Goodreads

My American Sign Language teacher recommended the class read Seeing Voices by Oliver Sacks, so I decided to read it during our break between terms. I quickly found myself immersed in a world within ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Garrett Haynes - Goodreads

This book has changed my view of deaf people. I took ASL in high school and at the time did not enjoy it at all. I was horrified to discover that deaf people are proud of their culture and of sign ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Rara Rizal - Goodreads

I did not expect Oliver Sacks to write about something that was not his subject of expertise - but he did make that clear early on in the book. This book was in no way the definitive guide about ... 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

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

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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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