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Blindness and the visionary : the life and work of John Wilson

Author: John Coles
Publisher: London : Giles de la Mare, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man of action and unflagging energy, with exceptional determination, imagination and compassion, John Wilson changed millions of people's lives for the better by developing systems and techniques  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Wilson, Sir; John Wilson, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Coles
ISBN: 1900357259 9781900357258
OCLC Number: 63186925
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 204 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm + 1 CD-ROM
Contents: Illustrations vi; Acknowledgements vii; Preface viii; CHAPTER 1 A Different Upbringing 1; CHAPTER 2 To Work 21; CHAPTER 3 Focus on Africa 45; CHAPTER 4 The Eyes of Asia 74; CHAPTER 5 Vision International 98; CHAPTER 6 To Move, To Hear, To See 123; CHAPTER 7 The Man 156; CHAPTER 8 The Legacy 180; Index 200.
Responsibility: by John Coles.

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