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The art of being deaf : a memoir

Author: Donna McDonald
Publisher: Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When she was five, the author was placed in an oral deaf school. There, she was trained to communicate only in spoken English. Her determination led to achievements that caused many to identify her  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Donna McDonald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna McDonald
ISBN: 9781563685972 1563685973
OCLC Number: 864097619
Description: x, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Deaf --
Reunions --
Wrong snow --
A great big wash of tears --
Talk speak words sign --
A six-month plan --
Music lessons --
But my eyes still see --
In the beginning was the word --
The best of both worlds --
Work --
Talking about deafness --
Falling for his line --
Will i still be deaf when i grow up? --
Shattered --
All grown up now --
A reluctant memoirist --
Epilogue : the sleeper awakes.
Responsibility: Donna McDonald.

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"There's a generational story to be told here that is important-McDonald was part of a 'between' generation of deaf kids/students around the globe (but especially in the UK, Australia, developed Read more...

 
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