Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf (Unabridged‪)‬

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Publisher Description

Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture. In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect - a minority with its own rich, sometimes astonishing, culture and unique visual language, an extraordinary mode of communication that tells us much about the basis of language in hearing people as well. Seeing Voices is, as Studs Terkel has written, "an exquisite, as well as revelatory, work".

PLEASE NOTE: Some changes have been made to the original manuscript with the permission of Oliver Sacks.

GENRE
Science & Nature
NARRATOR
Jonathan Davis, Oliver Sacks
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
05:15
hr min
RELEASED
2011
June 21
PUBLISHER
Audible Studios
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
SIZE
252
MB

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