For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind

For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind

Rosemary Mahoney


"In this clever and humane e-book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people that are blind....She stories on their braveness and offers voice, many times, to their awesome dignity."--Andrew Solomon, writer of Far From the Tree

"This pleased, considerate booklet took me on an emotional trip and brought me to humans i'm going to by no means forget.  along with her splendidly sharp prose and nice humorousness and humanity, Rosemary Mahoney has written a riveting narrative that mixes world-class reporting, technological know-how, heritage, and shuttle writing.  For the advantage of those that See has replaced without end the way in which I view my senses, and made me conscious of how I do and do not adventure the world." -- Will Schwalbe, writer of the tip of Your lifestyles ebook Club

"Rosemary Mahoney is one among a handful of nonfiction writers so unique and so mind-blowing that i glance ahead to every new publication with an pleasure bordering on impatience.  What makes For the good thing about those that See particularly soaking up is that it activates Mahoney's maximum power: her idiosyncratic and unblinking eye.  because it explores the area of the blind, this provocative and revelatory paintings teaches us greatly approximately what it potential to see.  And whilst i stopped this publication, I again to the realm feeling that each one my senses have been sharpened." -- George Howe Colt, writer of the massive House

In the culture of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind, Rosemary Mahoney tells the tale of Braille without borderlines, the 1st college for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the awesome blind girl who based the college. involved and inspired through what she realized from the blind young ones of Tibet, Mahoney was once moved to enquire additional the cultural background of blindness. As a part of her study, she spent 3 months instructing at Tenberken's foreign education middle for blind adults in Kerala, India, an event that unearths either the surprising oppression continued by means of the world's blind, in addition to their nice resilience, integrity, ingenuity, and power. via residing one of the blind, Rosemary Mahoney permits us to determine them in interesting pack up, revealing their specific "quality of ease that turns out to broadcast a primary connection to the world." Having learn FOR the good thing about those that SEE, you'll by no means see the area in rather an identical method again.

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