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Hands of My Father

A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love

Uhlberg, Myron

(eBook - 2009)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2009, c2008
ISBN: 9780553906271
0553906275
9780553906271
0553906275
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
Characteristics: xvii, 232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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touches, cleanses and leaves the reader richer

Mar 29, 2012
  • Canada_Girl_16 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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

Apr 12, 2011
  • 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!

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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Jul 09, 2010
  • 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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