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Truesight

Author: David Stahler
Publisher: New York : Eos, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a distant frontier world, thirteen-year-old Jacob is uncertain of his future in a community that considers blindness a virtue and "Seers" as aberrations.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stahler
ISBN: 0060522852 9780060522858 0060522860 9780060522865
OCLC Number: 52895593
Notes: Sequel: The seer.
Description: xix, 168 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Stahler Jr.
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In a distant frontier world, thirteen-year-old Jacob is uncertain of his future in a community that considers blindness a virtue and "Seers" as aberrations.

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I was disappointed in the story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-13) Fair Permalink

 Jacob is a twelve year old blind boy, born into a community where everyone is blind.  Jacob is happy until he mysteriously gets his sight back.  As he adjusts to sight he begins to see things and learn things about his world and the people who live there.  He has to run away from...
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Gain sight, gain insight

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-08-07) Good Permalink

David Stahler Jr.'s Truesight is like George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm meets Lois Lowry's The Giver.  Only with blind people.  The premise is that about a hundred years in our future, parents are choosing their unborn children's genetics, and a blind...
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