Hands of My Father

A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love
Uhlberg, Myron (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Hands of My Father

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By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron Uhlberg's memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing son of deaf parents--and his life in a world that he found unaccountably beautiful, even as he longed to escape it.
Authors: Uhlberg, Myron
Statement of Responsibility: Myron Uhlberg
Title: Hands of my father
a hearing boy, his deaf parents, and the language of love
Publisher: New York :, Bantam Books,, [2009]
Characteristics: xvii, 232 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
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touches, cleanses and leaves the reader richer

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  • Canada_Girl_16 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

What a great story. A great storyteller telling a remarkable story.

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  • Mum_of_2 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely amazing memories recorded of growing up in a deaf household. So heart warming at times so crushing and sad at others. A great read!

Report This Jul 09, 2010
  • email_becs rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

After flipping through the book and seeing 4 curse words in two adjacent paragraphs, I was disgusted, and will be taking it back ASAP.


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  • email_becs rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: 4 curse words in 2 adjacent paragraphs, and that was just what I saw when merely flipping through the book.....


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