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Cockeyed : a memoir

Author: Ryan Knighton
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of a man who was eighteen when diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative condition that leads to blindness, giving an account of his experience of coming of age and going blind at the same time.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Autobiographies
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Ryan Knighton; Ryan Knighton; Ryan Knighton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Knighton
ISBN: 1586483293 9781586483296 1586484400 9781586484408 9781442099890 1442099895
OCLC Number: 62679951
Description: 263 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Heavy metal diagnosis --
Pontiac Rex --
At home with punk --
Bodysnatchers from the planet NASDAQ --
Whatcha got --
That was there, this is here --
I'll be waiting --
The Pusan roach --
Missing --
Jungle fun --
From what I hear --
Ikealism --
Losing face.
Responsibility: Ryan Knighton.
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Oliver Sacks meets David Sedaris--this irreverent, tragicomic, politically incorrect, astoundingly articulate memoir about going blind and growing up illuminates not just the author's reality, but  Read more...

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