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Shouting Won't Help Why I--and 50 Million Other Americans--Can't Hear You

Katherine Bouton

Picador

1250043565

9781250043566

Trade Paperback

288 Pages

$16.00

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Losing It
 
 
I lost my hearing one early spring day in 1978. I was at home, writing about a trip I had made to Turkey the summer before. I had been part of an archaeological dig in southwestern Turkey, the site of a former Classical Greek and then Byzantine city. I hoped to write about the experience in a feature article for The New Yorker. Although I had worked at the magazine for eight years, since graduating from college, I didn’t discuss the story with an editor or ask for an assignment—only for a three-month unpaid leave. I don’t think
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  • Katherine Bouton

  • Katherine Bouton © Joyce Ravid
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