Breaking the Silence

  • by Joanne Milne
  • Narrated by Colleen Prendergast
  • 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jo Milne was profoundly deaf from birth, when she also began to lose her sight. Just before turning thirty, Jo was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a rare genetic and progressive condition that will one day rob her of her sight altogether.
In 2014 she made a life-changing decision to undergo major surgery. 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.

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an emotional touching read

What did you like most about Breaking the Silence?

the book was so easy to follow jo's journey and each chapter led me to the next in her life


What other book might you compare Breaking the Silence to, and why?

n/a


What about Colleen Prendergast’s performance did you like?

a lovely northern accent , easy to listen to


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Grandad ... say no more


Any additional comments?

hope there is a sequel or even a movie . !! .

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-02-2015
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks