Helen Keller: A Life

Ms. Herrmann discussed her book, Helen Keller: A Life, published by Knopf. The book describes the Helen Keller’s long life (1880-1968) and shows her to be,… read more

Ms. Herrmann discussed her book, Helen Keller: A Life, published by Knopf. The book describes the Helen Keller’s long life (1880-1968) and shows her to be, not the “plaster saint” as her teacher Annie Sullivan presented her, but a tough, intellectually independent woman. MHelen Keller lost her sight and hearing when she was 19 months old. Despite her handicapps Helen Keller lived a full life as a socialist who fought for racial equality and the rights of America’s working class. She received her degree from Radcliffe College and was the first deaf-blind person to graduate from a university. close

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Helen Keller: A Life

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