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Mary Lambert has always felt safe on Martha's Vineyard. Her great-great-grandfather was an early English settler and the first deaf islander. Now, over a hundred years later, many people there - including Mary - are deaf. Mary is proud of her lineage. But recent events have delivered winds of change. Mary's brother died, leaving her family shattered. Tensions are mounting between English settlers and the Wampanoag people. And a cunning young scientist has arrived, hoping to discover the origin of the island's prevalent deafness. His drive to find answers soon renders Mary a specimen in a cruel experiment. Her struggle to save herself will make you forever question your own ideas about what is normal.