Books tagged: blindness

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Campbell's Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life
Price: Free! Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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How the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Challenges awaited her back home, including domestic abuse. With honesty, courage, and humor, Patty Fletcher tells an inspiring and informative story of personal development.
All You Need to Know About Disability is on Star Trek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
More illuminating than a Supernova. More fun than a Klingon drinking song. Set a course for a view of disability through a Star Trek lens. From genetic engineering, to physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities, Dr. Lehmann provides 12 chapters of disability topics illustrated with dialogue from Star Trek episodes and movies.
Weighing Things Up: Essays on Trends, Technology, and Present–Day Society
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
This is Bob Branco's fourth published book. It includes 30 essays on issues pertaining to blindness and the blind, then another 73 short essays having to do with bureaucracy, holidays, legislation, politics, sports, scams, technology, and social issues. Numerous editor's notes and links to articles add more information and occasionally a different point of view.
Knight Blindness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Books to Go Now. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Given a choice between the pleasant life you knew centuries ago or the possibility of all you want in an uncertain new world, which would you choose?
Touching Distance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Touching Distance is a tense and disturbing short story about a blind man participating in a virtual reality experiment that aims to equip people like him with a tactile map of their surroundings. As the experiment proceeds, he realises that a harrowing incident from his past is being re-enacted on his skin. Attempting to influence the outcome might bring much needed closure, but at what cost?
Who Turned Out The Lights?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
Literature Help: Blindness
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 41 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 184. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Blindness” is set in an unnamed city in an unnamed country. The story describes the sudden attack of an epidemic that strikes the people of the city and makes them blind. The disease spreads rapidly and soon the entire city goes blind, except for the doctor’s wife.
Futurecard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In today’s world, the threat of terrorism may be very big, but the terrorists’ weapons could actually be very, very small. Welcome to the nano world of subliminal advertising where the phrase "see no evil" has a special and sinister meaning. A new thriller launched digitally by New York Times best-selling author Cameron West.
Upshot
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A blind woman, a semiautomatic pistol and an incendiary device.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book.