The unheard a memoir of deafness and Africa

Title The unheard a memoir of deafness and Africa
Names Swiller, Josh.
Book Number DB067060
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Swiller, who lost his hearing during childhood, describes joining the Peace Corps at age twenty-three "to find a place," he says, "past deafness." Recounts his two-year stint and his attempts to improve conditions in a remote Zambian village plagued by poverty, disease, and violence. Strong language and some violence. 2007.
Narrator Collins, Kevin.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Contemporary - BIC
Biography - Individuals w/ Disabilities - BID
Disability Interest - DII
Hearing Disability Interest - DIH
Travel & Geography - TRA
Travel - Foreign - TRAF
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Social Needs and Problems - CONP
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains strong language.
Contains violence.
LC Subject Americans - Zambia - Biography
Deaf - Biography
Zambia - Description and travel
Zambia - Social conditions - 21st century
Call Number 968.94042 ANF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (American Foundation for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2007. 9780805082104
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