A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Summary
Lou Ann Walker

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A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Summary

A Loss for Words is Lou Ann Walker's autobiographical account of growing up with deaf parents. She describes generally happy early years, followed by a crisis of identity and emotional turmoil in her twenties, and Walker finally ends in a spirit of reconciliation and understanding.

Gale Walker, Lou Ann's father, becomes deaf at three months after a fever, and Doris Jean, Lou Ann's mother, becomes deaf after a bout with spinal meningitis in...

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