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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.
Authors: Uhlberg, Myron
Statement of Responsibility: Myron Uhlberg
Title: Hands of my father
a hearing boy, his deaf parents, and the language of love
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2009, c2008
Characteristics: xvii, 232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary: 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.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam Books, 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2578 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3157 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 621 KB)
Subject Headings: Uhlberg, Myron Children of deaf parents United States Biography Deaf parents United States Biography Deaf Family relationships United States Case studies
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Children of deaf parents
Deaf parents
Deaf
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Additional Physical Form Entry: Original 0553806882 (DLC) 2008025628 (OCoLC)231834449
ISBN: 9780553906271
0553906275
9780553906271
0553906275
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
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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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