by Carol A. Padden and Tom L. Humphries
Hardcover, 208 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, List Price: $22.95 | purchase
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In a study written from within the deaf community, the authors demonstrate how deaf people live historically, culturally, and linguistically complex lives, and how being or becoming deaf opens the door to an enormously rewarding life.
February 2, 2005 A world of silence. That's often how those of us who can hear imagine deafness. But that silence contains a multitude of voices, with a shared history and language and a controversial future.
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