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Planet of the Blind (Digital Audiobook)

By Stephen Kuusisto, Brian Keeler (Narrator)

Publication Date: November 23, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/29/1998)

Description

Blindness in the 195Os was a social stigma. Stephen's mother wanted a normal life for him, so he fought desperately to uphold the illusion of sight.

For a child frantic to fit in, each day was an exhausting pretence. He managed to ride a bike, when even reading involved pressing his nose to the page and painfully forcing his eyes to concentrate. Head up, he strode through a carefully memorized labyrinth of streets, hoping to fool passers-by that he could actually see.