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For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind
For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind
by Rosemary Mahoney
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"'The blind can well enough defend themselves,' says Mahoney (Down the Nile) in this beautiful book about a vibrant leader of the blind, Sabriye Tenberken. German-born Tenberken founded a school for blind children in Tibet — which later became... (read more)

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The Story of My Life
The Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
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An American classic rediscovered by each generation, The Story of My Life is Helen Kellers account of her triumph over deafness and blindness. Popularized by the stage play and movie The Miracle Worker, Kellers story has become a symbol of hope for... (read more)

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What's in a Name
What's in a Name
by Don Donaldson
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Popular Paul Harvey exclaims; Now you know the rest of the story! In 1934 an astute editor of the READERS DIGEST wanted the story's beginning. He asked Don Donaldson to write a personal essay about his recovery of eyesight after 14 years of blindness... (read more)

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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler (P.S.)
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler (P.S.)
by Jason Roberts
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He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback&... (read more)

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God, Money, and Politics: English Attitudes to Blindness and Touch, from the Enlightenment to Integration (PB)
God, Money, and Politics: English Attitudes to Blindness and Touch, from the Enlightenment to Integration (PB)
by Simon Hayhoe
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Our book examines the role of three factors, God, Money, and Politics, in theepistemological theory of blindness, (the theory of the construction of knowledgeon blindness and touch by social and cultural change). This book also illustratesthis... (read more)

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My Maggie
My Maggie
by Richard King
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My Maggie is the story of a woman who overcame enormous odds to live a happy and fulfilling life. She suffered from three different cancers in her life and also battled a rare disease called Usher Syndrome, which slowly took away her sight and hearing... (read more)

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Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller
Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller
by Kim E Nielsen
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After many years, historian and Helen Keller expert Kim Nielsen realized that she, along with other historians and biographers, had failed Anne Sullivan Macy. While Macy is remembered primarily as Helen Kellers teacher and mythologized as a... (read more)

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Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See
Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See
by Robert Kurson
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Crashing Through is the remarkable story of Mike May, one of only a handful of people to gain sight after being blinded in an accident at age three. Robert Kurson (of Shadow Divers fame) does a wonderful job depicting both May's extraordinary life up... (read more)

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Invisible: A Memoir
Invisible: A Memoir
by Hugues De Montalembert
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The impressionistic memoir of an artist who was blinded in a sudden act of violence, leading to a profound meditation on what it means to see and be seenandlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;You live... (read more)

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Light in My Darkness, 2nd Edition
Light in My Darkness, 2nd Edition
by Helen Keller
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Helen Keller, Time Magazines woman of the century, reveals her mystical side in this best-selling spiritual autobiography. Writing that her first reading of Emanuel Swedenborg at age fourteen gave her truths that were “to my faculties what light... (read more)

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Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller
Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller
by Kim E Nielsen
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After many years, historian and Helen Keller expert Kim Nielsen realized that she, along with other historians and biographers, had failed Anne Sullivan Macy. While Macy is remembered primarily as Helen Keller's teacher and mythologized as a... (read more)

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Planet of the Blind
Planet of the Blind
by Stephen Kuusisto
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Stephen Kuusisto's extraordinary memoir is both a literary tour de force and a journey through the shadowy existence of the legally blind. Brought up to disavow his blindness, Kuusisto spent much of his life trying to pass as a sighted man, traveling... (read more)

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As I See It: My View from the Inside Out
As I See It: My View from the Inside Out
by Tom Sullivan
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An inspirational memoir of a man's rich life experiences without sight, but with an enormous sense of wonder in the world around him. Born prematurely in 1947, Tom Sullivan was given too much oxygen while in an incubator. Though it saved his life, it... (read more)

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Cockeyed
Cockeyed
by Ryan Knighton
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This irreverent, tragicomic, astoundingly articulate memoir about going blind — and growing up — illuminates both the author's reality and our own. On his 18th birthday, Ryan Knighton was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a congenital... (read more)

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Helen Keller (Women Who Dare)
Helen Keller (Women Who Dare)
by Aimee Hess
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Illuminates the fascinating and inspiring life of Keller, with 42 exceptional color and black-white-images.... (read more)

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Crashing Through: The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
Crashing Through: The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
by Robert Kurson
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Mike May spent his life crashing through. Blinded at age three, he defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision.... (read more)

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Story of My Life
Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
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'The Story of My Life is Helen Keller\'s own account of how she miraculously triumphed over blindness and deafness-and became one of the most inspiring and intriguing figures of our time.'... (read more)

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How I Would Help the World
How I Would Help the World
by Helen Keller
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Light in my darkness
Light in my darkness
by Helen Keller
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If You Make a Noise I Cant See
If You Make a Noise I Cant See
by Lucy Lunt
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