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.
Hands of My Father
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
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
Characteristics: xvii, 232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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Mar 28, 2015
  • Edgarmole rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An incredibly sweet book. The story of his growing up years as the hearing child of deaf parents. Difficulties and fond remembrances.

Apr 21, 2013

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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