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The planet of the blind.

Paul Corey

The planet of the blind.

by Paul Corey

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHale SF
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C8127 Pl, PS3505.O66745 Pl
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5375429M
ISBN 100709103220
LC Control Number72366454
OCLC/WorldCa219317

Aug 07,  · Read "Planet of the Blind A Memoir" by Stephen Kuusisto available from Rakuten Kobo. "The world is a surreal pageant," writes Stephen Kuusisto. "Ahead of me the shapes and colors suggest the sails of Trist Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Stephen Kuusisto was born legally blind - but he was also raised in the s and taught to deny his blindness in order to "pass" as sighted. Stephen attended public school, rode a bike, and read books pressed right up against his nose.

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Blind since birth, he is the author of two memoirs, Planet of the Blind and Eavesdropping, as well as a collection of poems, Only Bread, Only Light. A Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Kuusisto serves as the director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program at Cited by: Planet of the Blind tells his story - the years of a A haunting, brilliantly imagined memoir about coming to terms with near-blindness, this is the story of a 'lost man with a speck of The planet of the blind.

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Paul Frederick Corey's only SF novel, published when he was 65; a variant on the theme of Wells' "The Country of the Blind". What would happen to an intelligent, sighted inhabitant of Earth marooned on a planet inhabited by an unsighted people, with a technology equal or superior to his?/5.

An astonishing, occasionally dismaying, and sometimes heart-breaking glimpse of life on the planet of the blind. (Author tour) A masterful coming-out story in which the Author: Stephen Kuusisto.

ABOUT: Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges.

A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar. Kuusisto's memoir, Planet of the Blind, a journey through the kaleidoscope geography of the partially-sighted, where everyday encounters become revelations, struggles, or simple triumphs.

Jul 27,  · Planet of the Blind tells his story - the years of a lonely childhood spent behind bottle-lens glasses, the consuming fear of ridicule and derision, the struggle through college that brings him from obesity to anorexia/5(11).

About Planet of the Blind "The world is a surreal pageant," writes Stephen Kuusisto. "Ahead of me the shapes and colors suggest the sails of Tristan’s ship or an elephant’s ear floating in air, though in reality it is a middle-aged man in a London Fog rain coat which billows behind him in the April wind.".

The poet Stephen Kuusisto's memoir, PLANET OF THE BLIND, is a most enjoyable read, and not just for its insight into the world of the blind - which it does provide, to a certain extent - but for /5(2). Planet of the Blind is the first of Kuusisto’s two memoirs.

It was published in by Dial Press and quickly became a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year". Planet of the Blind tracks Kuusisto’s life from a fervent youth into his adulthood as a poet and writer. So begins Kuusisto's memoir, Planet of the Blind, a journey through the kaleidoscope geography of the partially-sighted, where everyday encounters become revelations, struggles, or simple triumphs.

ABOUT: Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges.

A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the. Dec 29,  · So begins Kuusisto's memoir, Planet of the Blind, a journey through the kaleidoscope geography of the partially-sighted, where everyday encounters become revelations, struggles, or 5/5(6).

Planet Of The Blind. By STEPHEN KUUSISTO The Dial Press. Read the Review. BLINDNESS IS OFTEN perceived by the sighted as an either/or condition: one sees or does not see. But often a blind person experiences a series of veils: I stare at the world through smeared and broken windowpanes. She had read a book in class about a young woman who.

Professor Stephen Kuusisto is the author of “ Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening ” and the acclaimed memoir “ Planet of the Blind ”, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”. His second collection of poems from Copper Canyon Press, " Letters to. A masterful coming-out story in which the author's secret life involves not sexuality but blindness.

Kuusisto, with a condition of the retinas that left him legally blind at birth, was raised by parents who denied his handicap. Consequently, he grew up disavowing his blindness and pretending to be able to see much better than he really could.

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[Paul Corey] -- What would happen to an intelligent, sighted inhabitant of Earth marooned on a planet inhabited by an unsighted people, with a technology equal or superior to his?Acceptable. Planet of the Blind: A Memoir.

This is a paper back book: This item is fairly worn but is functional. It could have cosmetic wear such as highlighting/writing, folded pages, corner curls or cover damage. The book may be personalized and could contain page markers or stickers/5().Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges.A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart and Released on: March 19,