This extraordinary chronicle from the author of Black Like Me about his loss of sight is a powerful testament to the human spirit.
Scattered Shadows A Memoir of Blindness and Vision This extraordinary chronicle from the author of Black Like Me about his loss of sight is a powerful testament to the human spirit
This memoir is a compilation of journal entries and other writings by Griffin, written during the time he went blind and then regained his sight The entries are woven together well, so it reads like a unified piece I love Griffin s insights and images It is refreshing to read his ponderings In this age of instant tweets, rambling blogs and hastened rants and blips, it is encouraging to read some deep thought and spiritual insight herein His descriptions of his blindness, his subsequent illnesses [...]
This is an exceptional memoir It was written with such depth and insight There were countless paragraphs that I had to re read just to grasp the layers of truth hidden inside This book will open your mind and your heart to those who have so called handicaps and cause you to react in a different way It is astounding to read John s thoughts on all that he experienced in loosing and regaining his sight He experience raw authentic joy at a time when most would be in utter despair It hits home the tr [...]
Make you think about life and how we dont have much time so we have to enjoy what little time we do have
Good read though very deep at times Memoir of the author s journey from blindness, temporary paralysis and then the regaining of his sight Fascinating His descriptions of the onset of blindness and his encounters with other blind people are thought provoking HIghly recommend.
Amazing book, one that has quickly risen to the top of my list of favorites Beautifully written and insightful I would recommend it to anyone