Laura D.'s Reviews > Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love

Hands of My Father by Myron Uhlberg
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Jan 19, 09

it was amazing
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Read in January, 2009

I absolutely loved this book! It is so obviously written from the heart of Myron Uhlberg who had a very unusual but very interesting childhood. It is so easy, through reading this book, to see the different dynamics of life that a boy might face as the eldest son of two deaf parents. It answered so many questions for me about the deaf world, in such a simple and thoughtful way. I loved how Uhlberg recalled his father. You could feel how much he loved him in his remembrances. It was very well written and flowed so freely that I was finished with it before I knew it. It makes sense that a person who spent so much of his time focusing on communication between two worlds would be able to write with such grace.
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message 1: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth This is a lovely review; you frequently write lovely reviews, and I enjoy reading them.


Laura D. Thank you very much! I enjoy reading yours too!


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