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The Resource Planet of the blind, Stephen Kuusisto

Planet of the blind, Stephen Kuusisto

Label
Planet of the blind
Title
Planet of the blind
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kuusisto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the author's lifelong struggle with blindness and how his circumstances improved with the arrival of Corky, a two-year-old Labrador retriever trained as a guide dog
Summary
Stephen Kuusisto has been almost completely blind since a post-natal operation severely damaged his retinas. Derided by classmates, his parents pretending that nothing was wrong, he stumbled through life enraged and mortified. Only when a five-year-old labrador entered his life did he begin to trust, and learn to "walk upright"
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157210
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Booklist starred
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kuusisto, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 362.4/1/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
HV1792.K88
LC item number
A3 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kuusisto, Stephen
  • Blind
  • Blind
Target audience
adult
Label
Planet of the blind, Stephen Kuusisto
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13963451
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780385316156
Lccn
97037098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)2A5249AFD19511D684F400E018312359
  • (IMchF)fol04934027
Label
Planet of the blind, Stephen Kuusisto
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13963451
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780385316156
Lccn
97037098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)2A5249AFD19511D684F400E018312359
  • (IMchF)fol04934027

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