Helen Keller: Autobiographies & Other Writings (loa #378)

by Helen Keller
Helen Keller: Autobiographies & Other Writings (loa #378)

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Here, in a deluxe hardcover edition, is the inspiring story of an American icon - 'the greatest woman of our age,' as Winston Churchill put it - in her own words. The Story of My Life (1903), published just before she became the first deaf-blind college graduate in the United States, brought Helen Keller worldwide fame, and has remained a touchstone for generations. Recounting her astonishing relationship with her teacher, Annie Sullivan, 'the Miracle Worker,' it offers still-vivid testimony of the transformative power of love and faith in overcoming adversity. Keller's underappreciated literary artistry and philosophical acumen are especially evident in the personal essays that make up The World I Live In (1908): exploring her own 'disability,' she reflects profoundly on language, thinking, dreams, belief, and the relations between the senses. Also included are more than a dozen letters, speeches, essays, and other works - most of them from out-of-print, uncollected, or previously un
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Here, in a deluxe hardcover edition, is the inspiring story of an American icon - 'the greatest woman of our age,' as Winston Churchill put it - in her own words. The Story of My Life (1903), published just before she became the first deaf-blind college graduate in the United States, brought Helen Keller worldwide fame, and has remained a touchstone for generations. Recounting her astonishing relationship with her teacher, Annie Sullivan, 'the Miracle Worker,' it offers still-vivid testimony of the transformative power of love and faith in overcoming adversity. Keller's underappreciated literary artistry and philosophical acumen are especially evident in the personal essays that make up The World I Live In (1908): exploring her own 'disability,' she reflects profoundly on language, thinking, dreams, belief, and the relations between the senses. Also included are more than a dozen letters, speeches, essays, and other works - most of them from out-of-print, uncollected, or previously un