The story of my life

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THE 100th YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITIONThe Story of My Life, a remarkable account of overcoming the debilitating challenges of being both deaf and blind, has become an international classic, making Helen Keller one of the most well-known, inspirational figures in history. Originally published in 1903, Keller’s fascinating memoir narrates the events of her life up to her third year at Radcliffe College.Helen Keller’s story of struggle and achievement is one of unquenchable hope. From tales of her difficult early days, to details of her relationship with her beloved teacher Anne Sullivan, to her impressions of academic life, Keller’s honest, straightforward writing lends insight into an amazing mind. Like the original, this centenary edition of The Story of My Life includes letters Keller wrote to friends throughout her childhood and adolescence that chronicle her intellectual and sensory progression, as well as assistant John Macy’s commentary on her interpretations of her surroundings. In addition to reprinting Keller’s long-lost original work, this edition contains excerpts from her little-known, deeply personal memoir The World We Live In, which give readers a detailed look into an otherwise unimaginable existence, as well as an excerpt from Out of the Dark, a political commentary Keller wrote during her years as a socialist.Deftly edited and prefaced by scholar James Berger, this comprehensive anniversary edition celebrates a century of readers’ enthrallment with one of the most powerful figures in history.
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display_description The astonishing original version of Helen Keller's story, first published in 1903, has been out of print for many years and lost to the public. Now, 100 years after its initial publication, eminent literary scholar Roger Shattuck, in collaboration with Keller biographer Dorothy Hermann, has reedited the book to reflect more accurately its original composition. 10 illustrations.
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subject_facet Deafblind people -- United States -- Biography, Deafblind women -- United States -- Biography, Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, Keller, Helen, -- 1880-1968, People with disabilities -- United States -- Biography
title_display The story of my life
title_full The Story of My Life, The story of my life / Helen Keller, The story of my life / Helen Keller ; with supplementary accounts by Anne Sullivan, her teacher, and John Albert Macy ; edited with a new foreword and afterword by Roger Shattuck with Dorothy Herrmann
title_short The story of my life
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