From Publishers Weekly
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Many people, including the writer of this terrific biography, want to be sure that we do not idolize Helen Keller, make her into a perfect person, or make her into something not... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Richard K. Mason
The facts of Helen Keller's early life are widely known, thanks to the 1959 stage play (and later film) by William Gibson, The Miracle Worker. Read morePublished on September 27, 2009 by Linda Bulger
My grandfather saw Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan on one of their vaudeville tours in the early 1920s in St. Louis, and never forgot the experience. Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by Elizabeth J. Brown
Many or most nondisabled peoples' only knowledge of Helen Keller's life is the events of William Gibson's "The Miracle Worker". Read morePublished on July 10, 2007 by Jason Bowles
The Helen Keller most of us are familiar with is the beligerent and frustrated little girl who in that fateful Spring of 1887, became docile, loving, and all of a sudden able to... Read morePublished on April 21, 2004 by J. D. Stewart
This is a wonderful addition to all the bios on these two remarkable women. While the definitive is "Helen and Teacher," by Joseph Lash, this book adds lots of... Read morePublished on January 28, 2004 by Kat
Anne Sullivan (Helen Kellers teacher) is probably my biggest hero.
She endured a life of harsh physical pain from various ailments. Read more
This was one of those books you can't stop reading. The author does a really nice job chronicling Helen's life; the book is entertaining from cover to cover. Read morePublished on December 4, 2001 by Kaspy
A lot of what I had heard about Helen Keller was how she was so angelic, pure, etc. A lot of what is written about Helen Keller focuses on her persistance and heroism. Read morePublished on November 12, 2001 by I. C. Applegate