"This sensitive and well-written anthropological study of the aged deaf describes a vital subculture of disabled persons . . Thought provoking implications are drawn from the deaf aged for the more general experience of being old in America."-- Science Books and Films "A book that takes us into a community distinguished by a disability that, from an outsider's view is full of liabilities. Instead, we find assets and strengths enabling people who were born deaf or who lost their hearing in early childhood to cope with their ...

Growing Old in Silence 1983, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520050587

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Growing Old in Silence 1980, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520039001

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