John Cotter narrates his affecting memoir in smooth, measured tones. He recounts the bewildering and lonely experience of beginning to lose his hearing at age 30. His reflections on illness, disability, art, teaching, and deafness throughout history are both poignant and personal. He delivers anecdotes from his life with honesty and wry humor. Listening to him relive his experience navigating the American healthcare system while seeking information about and treatments for his sometimes mysterious symptoms is infuriating but illuminating. Cotter's desperation and grief come through in his narration, but so do his love of music, his curiosity about the written word, and his insatiable desire to continue learning about himself and the world around him. L.S. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2023]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9781665034364 $32.95 Six CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781665034371 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781665034418 16.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9781665034357 $69.00 Six CDs
DD ISBN $47.95
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