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By Bathurst, Bella
An astonishing personal journey from hearing to deafness and back again helps Bella Bathurst explore what sound, listening and silence mean to us.
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Bathurst is a restless, curious writer... After reading this book, I found myself listening in a richer and more interested way. -- Guardian A profound, beautifully written exploration of sound by a young woman who lost her hearing, then regained it. In this surprising and moving ...
Narrator Bathurst, Bella
By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly, I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away. For 12 years, Bella Bathurst was deaf. She missed the punchlines an ...
By Bathurst, Bella; Narrator Crankshaw, Rebecca
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First published by Profile Books in partnership with Wellcome Collection in the UK in 2017 under the title Sound: stories of hearing lost and found.
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