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User Review  - Kaethe - LibraryThing

The first two sections are a bit of a slog. Sacks goes into the history of educating deaf people, and he veers off all over the place into footnotes that are neither amusing nor informative. Despite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Evalangui - LibraryThing

Published June 1989, the year after the Gallaudet University revolution. Interesting but pretty basic. Good for me since I haven’t read much on the topic at all and it references other material (David ... Read full review

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User Review  - mckait - LibraryThing

First of all I have to mention the footnotes. They are extensive and take up half the page in some instances. This was very distracting, and I felt almost as if I were reading two books at once. There ... Read full review

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User Review  - Knicke - LibraryThing

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

Great Book

User Review  - jbaker6310 -

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

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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User Review  - dahabdabbler - LibraryThing

I am fascinated by all of Oliver Sacks' work!! 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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