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From Sound to Silence
by Rashida Abedi
Price: $7.95
From Sound to Silence
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From Sound to Silence is the extraordinary story of Rashida Abedi, a profoundly deaf woman from Quetta in Pakistan.  She relates how she became deaf from meningitis, moved to England in search of a cure, without success. Subject to a deportation order, she was eventually granted the right to stay in Britain after a prolonged campaign by friends and supporters. She taught herself sign language and subsequently learned sign language in English. This book is a tribute to her tenacity and courage in overcoming multiple hurdles of deafness and being a stranger in a new country.

This book is also available in Urdu (918-0008).

The books in the Our Lives Series are appropriate for advanced level learners.

Peppercorn Book Number: 918-0007
Publisher: Friends of the Croydon Language
ISBN: 0-9516066-5-4
Series: Our Lives Series, # 2
Language: English
Place of Publication: London, UK
Year of Publication: 2000
Reader Level: Advanced 1
Medium: book
Format: paperback
Edition: Third Editio
Size: A5, portrait
Length: 45 pages
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