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What to look for in winter : a memoir in blindness

Author: Candia McWilliam
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2010.
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Candia McWilliam had just joined the judging panel of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2006 when she started to lose her sight. The gradual onset of blindness seemed like an assault especially tailored for someone whose life consisted of reading and writing. The necessity to look inwards that followed took her on an even more painful personal journey through a waste of snows punctuated by shards of ice as she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Candia McWilliam; Candia McWilliam; Candia McWilliam
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candia McWilliam
ISBN: 9780224088985 022408898X
OCLC Number: 670251813
Description: xiv, 482 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Candia McWilliam.

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Focusing on love and loss, this book celebrates friendship, reading, love of children and the consolations of a landscape.  Read more...

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"The most brutally honest and beautifully written account I have read of somebody's own failings and suffering" -- Anthony Beever Daily Mail, My Six Best Books...

 
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