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A man without words

Author: Susan Schaller; Oliver Sacks
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Man Without Words is a beautiful and meticulous study of this languageless man, Ildefonso, and of Schaller's patient, dedicated, and brilliantly conceived efforts to make contact with him and to introduce him to language.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ildefonso.; Ildefonso.; Ildefonso.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schaller; Oliver Sacks
ISBN: 0520202651 9780520202658
OCLC Number: 31969007
Notes: Originally published: New York : Summit Books, 1991.
Description: 204 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Susan Schaller ; with a foreword by Oliver Sacks.
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Conveys the challenge, the frustrations, and the exhilaration of opening the mind of a congenitally deaf person to the concept of language.  Read more...

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"Her passionate, powerful book is both eloquent and elegant."--Andrea Barrett, "Washington Post Book World

 
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