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Blindness

Author: José Saramago; Giovanni Pontiero
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., ©2006, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harvest ed. 1999View all editions and formats
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An epidemic of blindness strikes a city and the result is chaos, the government issuing shoot-to-kill orders. Much of the action is seen through the eyes of a woman who claims to be blind so she won't be separated from her husband. A look at how people behave under stress. By the author of The History of the Siege of Lisbon.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Saramago; Giovanni Pontiero
ISBN: 9780151002511 0151002517 9780156035583 0156035588
OCLC Number: 250469034
Notes: Originally published in English in Great Britain in 1997 by The Harvill Press.
Description: 334 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Ensaio sobre a cegueira.
Responsibility: José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.
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An epidemic of blindness strikes a city and the result is chaos, the government issuing shoot-to-kill orders. Much of the action is seen through the eyes of a woman who claims to be blind so she won't be separated from her husband. A look at how people behave under stress. By the author of The History of the Siege of Lisbon.

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