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Published by Summit Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Ildefonso,
  • Deaf -- United States -- Biography,
  • Mexicans -- United States -- Biography,
  • Deaf -- Means of communication

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203).

StatementSusan Schaller ; with a foreword by Oliver Sacks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV2534.I43 S33 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885235M
ISBN 100671703102
LC Control Number90046247
OCLC/WorldCa22385945

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