Books tagged: blindness

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Double Deal
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Kenneth was flying high when he pulled into Vegas, but a run of bad luck has him working of a debt to the mob in the slowest way possible. He's hoping for a change in his luck, and the latest tenant of the Desert Oasis Motel might be hiding more than he suspects behind her mirrored sunglasses. Can she turn his luck around?
The Colors of Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
In 1979, Dave Love lost his sight. This book presents his methods of using sounds and color memory to recognize people and discern moods and personalities. Citing well-documented sources, he explains how individuals perceive visual and auditory information, presenting a rare glimpse into the mental workings of a visually-challenged person, revealing that everyone owns a voice of its own color.
My Brother's Unknowable World
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
21st Century VA Independent Study Course: Visual Impairment and Blindness, Vision Loss, Eye Pathologies, Training Programs, Low Vision, Blind Rehabilitation, Psychological and Family Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course on visual impairment and blindness is designed to provide primary care practitioners with an introduction to the pathologies that lead to sight loss, their functional implications, appropriate method of referrals, training programs, and special considerations for interactions with visually impaired individuals.
Perception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marie Moore, 62 years old, wakes up in a dark world, devoid of light or images. She visits all sorts of specialists, who eventually, jointly, diagnose her with a psychological disorder. However, it will quickly become clear that the specialists were wrong…
Better than Cats
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Lucky Bat Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Long ago, a man took her eyes. Now she waits.
Dancers With Red Shoes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When magical creatures need a cure, they journey to the Wizard's Hospital. On a sweltering day in July, a pair of red shoes dance in the tower of the Wizard's Hospital. Leah Chang, the wizard's apprentice, brings the shoes to audition for the Royal Academy of Magical Ballet. Chaos ensues.
Power Lines in the Rain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
When a young man ends a three-year relationship with his girlfriend he embarks on a quest to coast through life only to encounter three people who force him to grow in ways he never imagined possible.
Amy's Angels
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
A short story - Novelette about loss, love and empowerment. I always knew my Angels would appear to me, when I needed them. The day I woke up blind was that day.
The Pebble
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
I should have given up—there was no way out of my prison—but there was one thing that kept me going, and that was you.