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Listening is Hannah Merkerand#8217;s moving and evocative account of her passage into the world of deafness after a mid-life skiing accident. It is also her examination of the many ways people who cannot literally hear can and#147;listenand#8221; and communicate. As Henry Kisor says in his foreword to this new edition, Merker and#147;learned how to pay attention to the world both without and within her. Hers has been not so much a struggle to grasp the remnants of her hearing as it has been an intellectual adventure into the nature of sound.and#8221;

About the Author

HANNAH MERKER is or has been a librarian, teacher, writer, editor, bookstore owner, and political activist on behalf of the handicapped. A devoted sailor, she lives and works on a pink houseboat on Long Island Sound with her husband, her hearing dog, Smudge, and half a dozen cats.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870744488
Foreword:
Kisor, Henry
Afterword:
Merker, Hannah
Foreword by:
Kisor, Henry
Foreword:
Kisor, Henry
Author:
Kisor, Henry
Author:
Merker, Hannah
Afterword by:
Merker, Hannah
Afterword:
Merker, Hannah
Author:
Merker, Hannah
Publisher:
Southern Methodist University Press
Location:
Dallas
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Specific Groups - Special Needs
Subject:
Listening
Subject:
Hearing impaired
Subject:
Hearing impaired -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Ethics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
New author's notes.
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.75 lb

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Biography » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Ear Nose and Throat
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine
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