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Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

Milne, Jo, author; Prendergast, Colleen, narrator

Jo Milne had already lived a lifetime surrounded by silence, profoundly deaf from birth, when she began to lose her sight. Just before turning 30, Jo was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare genetic and progressive condition that will one day rob her of her sight altogether. Although at this lowest ebb, Jo suffered from deep depression, she has always been determined to live her life to the full. Jo has never let her disabilities affect the way she embraces life however there was always so much that she was missing. In 2014 she had cochlear implants fitted allowing her to hear for the first time. Every moment of Jo's days since the operation has become a journey of discovery

CD, CD, Audiobook. English.
Complete and unabridged.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Audio, 2015
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  • Rothes Halls – One available in Adult Talking Book Biography 920MIL

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    FB078381 Adult Talking Book Biography 920MIL Adult Talking Book Non-fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Jo Milne
ISBN: 1471295591, 9781471295591
Performers: Narrated by Colleen Prendergast.
Physical Description: 7 Compact Discs (8 hrs. 15 min.)
Publisher Number: CX3021
Subject: Deaf blind women Great Britain Biography.; Audiobooks.; Milne, Jo.; Health and Fitness.; Health and Wellbeing.