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Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening

 
 
 
 
Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening
Author: Stephen Kuusisto
ISBN 13: 9780393058925
ISBN 10: 393058921
Edition: N/A
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2006-09-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 208
List Price: $23.95
 
 

A memoir of blindness and listening rendered with a poet's delight by the author of the acclaimed Planet of the Blind.

The New York Times - Rachel Cohen

Kuusisto delights in the sparkle of surprises. He and Corky walk into a glass shop in Venice. " 'Listen,' a woman said. I heard the hum of breath moving over glass—she was playing a glass flute! Wind and sunlight pressed through dark leaves. I was sweetly transfixed. This was a shy, unasked-for gift." Eavesdropping has a similar generosity.