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Publisher Comments:

The story of Helen Keller, who triumphed over deafness and blindness and became "a symbol of the indomitable human spirit," is now considered one of the "hundred most important books of the twentieth century" (New York Public Library). Yet the astonishing original version, first published in 1903, has been out of print for many years. In this, "the restored classic," Roger Shattuck, in collaboration with Dorothy Hermann, has reedited the book to reflect its original composition. Keller's remarkable transformation is presented in three successive accounts: Keller's own version; the letters of "teacher" Anne Sullivan, submerged in the earliest edition; and the valuable documentation by their assistant, John Macy. Including opening and closing commentary by Shattuck and notes by Hermann, this volume has already established itself as the definitive edition of a classic work.

Synopsis:

Finally restored to its original state, this is the most authoritative paperback version of Helen Keller's classic now available.

About the Author

Roger Shattuck, author of Forbidden Knowledge and Proust's Way, has won the National Book Award. He lives in Vermont.Dorothy Hermann is the author of Helen Keller: A Life. She lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania, and New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393325683
Editor:
Shattuck, Roger
With:
Sullivan, Anne; Hermann, Dorothy
With:
Hermann, Dorothy
Editor:
Shattuck, Roger
Editor:
Herrmann, Dorothy
Author:
Macy, John
Author:
Herrmann, Dorothy
Author:
Shattuck, Roger
Author:
Keller, Helen
Author:
Sullivan, Anne
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography-Women
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 1.2 in 0.84 lb

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