The Resource The deaf heart : a novel, Willy Conley

The deaf heart : a novel, Willy Conley

Label
The deaf heart : a novel
Title
The deaf heart
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Willy Conley
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Told through a series of quirky, irreverent short stories and letters home during the early 1980s, The Deaf Heart chronicles a year in the life of Dempsey "Max" McCall, a Deaf biomedical photography resident at a teaching hospital on the island of Galveston, Texas. Max strives to become certified as a Registered Biological Photographer while straddling the deaf and hearing worlds. He befriends Reynaldo, an impoverished Deaf Mexican, and they go on a number of unusual escapades around the island. At the hospital, Max has to contend with hearing doctors, nurses, scientists, and teachers. While struggling through the rigors of his residency and running into bad luck in meeting women, Max discovers an ally in his hearing housemate Zag, a fellow resident who is also vying for certification. Toward the end of his residency, Max meets Maddy, a Deaf woman who helps bring balance to his life. Author Willy Conley's stories, some humorous, some poignant, reveal Max's struggles and triumphs as he attempts to succeed in the hearing world while at the same time navigating the multicultural and linguistic diversity within the Deaf world"--
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Conley, Willy
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illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.O536
LC item number
D43 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ebrary
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  • Deaf culture
  • People with disabilities
  • Interpersonal relations
Label
The deaf heart : a novel, Willy Conley
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781563686047
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MiAaPQ)ebr11187758
Label
The deaf heart : a novel, Willy Conley
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781563686047
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MiAaPQ)ebr11187758

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