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Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - RÍve - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is not a writer , he is a scientist. But he is also the best man to take you by the hand , show you different worlds like the reality of the deaf, the colorblind or aphasia patients etc ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Alison Whiteman - Goodreads

I knew very little about the deaf community until I read this book. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Janelle Rae - Goodreads

not just a look into the deaf world but really a look into how the brain processes language both visual and auditory...excellent and quick read. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Diana Holland - Goodreads

I'm embarrassed to say that I had no idea the spacial and grammatical complexity of ASL (or any other sign language) before reading this book. Seeing Voices makes me want to learn Sign. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is a hearing, non-signing doctor and author who researches, analyzes, and observes the deaf and Deaf world. The portion of the book about how Sign as a primary language affects the mind ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Jo Williams - Goodreads

Fascinating reading. 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  - Larry - Goodreads

Not just a book on ASL. It is a good study in how the brain functions with and without language. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Garrett Mccutcheon - Goodreads

As a hearing person, I must admit that I never gave much thought at all to the Deaf, let alone Deaf culture. Sacks' Seeing Voices is a real eye opener in this regard. Sacks admits that he came at the ... Read full review


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