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Twilight: Losing Sight, Gaining Insight (Vintage)

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In 1992, when Henry Grunwald missed a glass into which he was pouring water, he assumed that he needed new eyeglasses, not that the incident was a harbinger of darker times. But in fact Grunwald was entering the early stages of macular degeneration—a gradual loss of sight that affects almost 15 million Americans yet remains poorly understood and is, so far, incurable. In Twilight, he chronicles his experience of disability: the discovery of what medicine can and can’t do, the clouding of his sight, the daily struggle to overcome its physical and psychological implications. This is a story not merely about seeing but about living; not merely about losing sight but about gaining insight.

About the Author

Henry Grunwald was the editor in chief of Time magazine and all other Time Inc. publications. He served as the U.S. ambassador to Austria and is the author of One Man’s America: A Journalist’s Search for the Heart of His Country. He died in 2005.

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ISBN:
9780345803962
Author:
Grunwald, Henry
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Ackermann, Mark G.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.01 x 5.17 x 0.44 in 0.34 lb

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