Uhlberg, Myron

The Sound of Silence: Growing Up Hearing with Deaf Parents

(3) 4-6 Adapting his adult memoir Hands of My Father, Uhlberg conversationally relates his Brooklyn childhood spent navigating between the hearing world and his deaf parents' world of silence. While he is clear about the challenges and occasional embarrassment he faced as his parents' hearing representative to often hostile outsiders, he is equally clear about the love, warmth, and hope in his family, especially in his father.


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