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Triumph over darkness : the life of Louis Braille.

Author: Lennard Bickel; Francois Nadeau
Publisher: Toronto, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bickel tells the life of Louis Braille, creator of the code of raised dots which allows the blind to read and write. He tells of how Braille was blinded in an accident, and how he began to work on his tactile system of writing. He also describes the difficulties Braille faced in the initial lack of acceptance of the code by those who refused to recognize a system not based on the shapes of the print alphabet.
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Named Person: Louis Braille
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
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All Authors / Contributors: Lennard Bickel; Francois Nadeau
OCLC Number: 317834404
Notes: Read by Francois Nadeau.
Female reader.
Performer(s): Read by Francois Nadeau.
Description: 5 cassettes. 1 7/8 i.p.s. 7:15 hrs. monaural.

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Bickel tells the life of Louis Braille, creator of the code of raised dots which allows the blind to read and write. He tells of how Braille was blinded in an accident, and how he began to work on his tactile system of writing. He also describes the difficulties Braille faced in the initial lack of acceptance of the code by those who refused to recognize a system not based on the shapes of the print alphabet.

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