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Seeing voices : a journey into the world of the deaf /

by Sacks, Oliver.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2000Edition: 1st Vintage books ed.Description: xvii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0375704078; 9780375704079.Subject(s): Deaf -- History | American Sign Language | Gallaudet University -- Student strike, 1988 | Gallaudet University -- Gr�eve �etudiante, 1988 | Sourds -- Histoire | American Sign Language | Gallaudet University | Student Strike (Gallaudet University : 1988) | American Sign Language | Deaf | Linguagem gestual | Surdo | 1988 | HistoryOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
A deaf world -- Thinking in sign -- The revolution of the deaf.
Summary: "This book will shake your preconceptions about the deaf, about language and about thought--. Sacks [is] one of the finest and most thoughtful writers of our time."--Los Angeles Times Book Review.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index.

A deaf world -- Thinking in sign -- The revolution of the deaf.

"This book will shake your preconceptions about the deaf, about language and about thought--. Sacks [is] one of the finest and most thoughtful writers of our time."--Los Angeles Times Book Review.

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