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The World I Live In

The World I Live In by Helen Keller
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The World I Live In by Helen Keller is a collection of essays that poignantly tells of her impressions of the world, through her sense of touch, smell, her imagination and dreams.

My hand is to me what your hearing and sight together are to you. In large measure we travel the same highways, read the same books, speak the same language, yet our experiences are different. All my comings and goings turn on the hand as on a pivot. It is the hand that binds me to the world of men and women. The hand is my feeler with which I reach through isolation and darkness and seize every pleasure, every activity that my fingers encounter. With the dropping of a little word from another’s hand into mine, a slight flutter of the fingers, began the intelligence, the joy, the fullness of my life. Helen Keller, quoted from her essay, The Seeing Hand

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"The autobiography of Helen Keller is unquestionably one of the most remarkable records ever published." British Weekly.

"This book is a human document of intense interest, and without a parallel, we suppose, in the history of literature." Yorkshire Post.

"Miss Keller's autobiography, well written and full of practical interest in all sides of life, literary, artistic and social, records an extraordinary victory over physical disabilities." Times.

"This book is a record of the miraculous. No one can read it without being profoundly touched by the patience and devotion which brought the blind, deaf mute child into touch with human life, without being filled with wonder at the quick intelligence which made such communication with the outside world possible." Queen.

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Reviewer: - June 28, 2013
Very nice content, and beautifully read with feelings. Loved it!

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