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Going blind : a memoir

The story of one rural North Dakota woman's family who lived with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic disease of blindness, within their collective lives. The author weaves her family's story into an analysis of the roots and ramifications of the various metaphorical meanings of blindness, touching on the Catholic Church of the 1940s and 1950s, Japanese internment, the Germans from Russia, and the experiences of Native Americans in North Dakota
Print Book, English, ©2009
Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, Albany, N.Y., ©2009
xi, 227 pages ; 22 cm
9781438426679, 9781438426686, 1438426674, 1438426682
Blind sport
Blind : out of sight, out of the way, secret, obscure
Turn a blind eye
Blind faith
Blind prejudice
Blind : unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
Blind : insensible, unaware, lacking intelligence and consciousness, narrow-minded with no openings or passages for light
Blind : to dazzle, to dim by excess of light