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Titel: Under the Eye of the Clock: The Life Story ...
Verlag: St. Martin's Press
0312012667 BOOK CLUB EDITION> Quality, Value, Experience. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BING20334
Inhaltsangabe: Told as the story of Joseph Meehan, born cruelly handicapped and known to the world as "the crippled boy", and his fight to escape the restrictions and confines of his existence, this is the autobiography of Christopher Nolan.
Rezension: A remarkable work by several measures, Under the Eye of the Clock is the autobiography--told slyly through a third person alter-ego--of Christopher Nolan, struck at birth with brain damage and left paralyzed, spastic and mute. His first book, Dam-Burst of Dreams, written when he was a teen, was a collection of poems that exploded with linguistic virtuosity, earning him comparisons to Joyce and Yeats. Nolan, whose disability requires that someone cup his chin while he pushes a head-mounted pointer at the keyboard, tells here of battles in an un-handicapped world, the heroic efforts of his family and the sights of Ireland that surround him. The book won England's Whitbread prize.
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