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Flowers for Algernon

Author: Daniel Keyes
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : G.K. Hall & Co. ; Bath, Avon, England : Chivers Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Until he was thirty-two, gentle and likable Charlie Gordon had lived in a mental haze. He realized that knowledge and the ability to write were important, and though he was functionally literate, he wasn't as bright as most people around him. Even a white mouse named Algernon seemed to outpace Charlie. But Algernon's gifts weren't natural. They were the result of a unique operation. When Charlie undergoes a similar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Keyes
ISBN: 0783814127 9780783814124
OCLC Number: 32590960
Description: 330 p. (large print) ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Daniel Keyes.

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"Until he was thirty-two, gentle and likable Charlie Gordon had lived in a mental haze. He realized that knowledge and the ability to write were important, and though he was functionally literate, he wasn't as bright as most people around him. Even a white mouse named Algernon seemed to outpace Charlie. But Algernon's gifts weren't natural. They were the result of a unique operation. When Charlie undergoes a similar operation, readers are at once drawn into a radical experiment that has complex and profound implications."--P. [4] of cover.

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