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Good book by a Ballard author ("Sightless in Seattle")

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  • Started 1 year ago by JerseyGirl
  • Latest reply from SmartsyArtsy
  1. JerseyGirl

    JerseyGirl
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    I really enjoyed "Sightless in Seattle" by local author Claire Anderson. It's a memoir of her experience of major life change -- She lost her eyesight in middle-age. She describes the challenges and adaptations with a sense of humor. My favorite part is the journal of 48 days at Guide Dog school, where she is given a yellow labrador named DaVida. They undergo intense training to work as a team. There is a moving chapter about Claire and DaVida's visits to inmates at state prison. An inspiring read.

    The book is for sale at Secret Garden and Amazon.
    Author's web site: http://claireanderson.net/

    Posted 1 year ago #