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Blindness | Blindness

belo-cipriani's picture
Jan.24.2012
Imagine if the most severe physical pain and sorrow in your life were inflicted by the people you trusted most. In the spring of 2007, Belo Cipriani was beaten and robbed of his sight at the hands of his childhood friends. Blind: A Memoir chronicles the two years immediately following the...
suchitra-shenoy's picture
Dec.14.2011
When a crippling disease shattered his lifelong ambition, Dr. Venkataswamy (better known as Dr. V) chose an impossible new dream: to cure the world of blindness. The tiny clinic he founded in India defied conventional business logic and is now the largest provider of eye care on the planet...
pamela-bauer-mueller's picture
Sep.03.2008
A year has passed since puppy raiser Diego handed Aloha’s harness over to her blind partner Kimberly Louise.  Now Diego is traveling to Georgia to visit his beloved friend again!   This heartwarming story follows the exciting cross-country adventures and moving scenarios of a diverse group of...
pamela-bauer-mueller's picture
Sep.02.2008
One Boy - One Dog - One Dream Life is not easy for twelve-year-old Diego Escobár. It was wonderful raising Aloha from puppyhood to eighteen months, but now he must return her to the guide dog school for her formal training. Diego always knew that Aloha was on loan to him,...
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Aug.15.2008
David McGlynn's first collection takes on the inner lives of the zealous, their passions and desires, and the ways religious faith is both the compass for navigating daily life and the force that makes ordinary life impossible. From the coastal highways of Southern California to the bayous of...
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Jan.02.2008
Melodic and vibrant, this debut novel braids together three generations of an extended African-American family in which everyone is fiercely and uncompromisingly bound by love and loyalty. The story explores in particular the lives of the women in the family: Ernestine, the blind grandmother who...