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The story of my life

Author: Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan; John Albert Macy; Roger Shattuck; Dorothy Herrmann
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helen Keller relates the story of her life and how, with the help of her teacher Anne Sullivan, she learned to overcome the handicaps of being both deaf and blind.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Helen Keller; Helen Keller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan; John Albert Macy; Roger Shattuck; Dorothy Herrmann
ISBN: 0393057445 9780393057447 0393325687 9780393325683
OCLC Number: 51242090
Notes: "The restored classic 1903-2003."
The contents of the original 1903 edition reformatted in a different order and layout. Cf. Foreword.
Description: xix, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: One book, three authors / Roger Shattuck --
Helen Keller's account --
Writing of the book / John Macy --
Story of my life --
Helen Keller's notebooks --
Anne Sullivan's account --
Introduction / John Macy --
Anne Sullivan's letters and reports (1887-94) --
John Macy's account --
Helen's personality --
Miss Sullivan's educational methods --
Helen's speech --
Helen's literary style and the "Frost King" episode --
Helen Keller's letters (1887-1901) --
Introduction / John Macy --
Letters (1887-1901) --
Appendix: John Macy's 1903 preface to the story of my life --
John Macy "Helen Keller as she really is, "Ladies' Home Journal, 1902 (extracts) --
Two further accounts by Helen Keller of the scene at the water pump --
From my religion (1927) --
From Teacher (1955) --
Notes --
Dorothy Herrmann --
Afterword: Mind of one's wwn / Roger Shattuck --
Resources and further reading --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Helen Keller ; with supplementary accounts by Anne Sullivan, her teacher, and John Albert Macy ; edited with a new foreword and afterword by Roger Shattuck with Dorothy Herrmann.

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Helen Keller relates the story of her life and how, with the help of her teacher Anne Sullivan, she learned to overcome the handicaps of being both deaf and blind.

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