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Volume Control

Hearing in a Deafening World

by David Owen

Hardcover, 292 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $28 |


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Citing the millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss and the stigmas and costs that challenge treatment, a New Yorker staff writer outlines the science of hearing while profiling the remarkable new technologies of today's medical community.

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From Lawn Mowers To Rock Concerts, Our 'Deafening World' Is Hurting Our Ears

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