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Seeing Language in Sign The Work of William C. Stokoe

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ISBN-10: 156368053X

ISBN-13: 9781563680533

Edition: 1996

Authors: Jane Maher, Oliver Sacks

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List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Publication date: 4/1/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 195
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Oliver Wolf Sacks is a neurologist and writer. He was born in London, England on July 9, 1933. Sacks earned his medical degree at Oxford University and performed his internship at Middlesex Hospital in London and Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco. He completed his residency at UCLA. In 1965, Sacks became a clinical neurologist to the Little Sisters of the Poor and Beth Abraham Hospital. He also worked with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Sacks' work in a Bronx charity hospital led him to write the book Awakenings in 1973. The book inspired a play by Harold Pinter and became a film starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams. Sacks was also elected a fellow of the American Academy…