And There Was Light And There Was Light

And There Was Light

The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

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Publisher Description

The book that helped inspire Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See

An updated edition of this classic World War II memoir, chosen as one of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century, with a new photo insert and restored passages from the original French edition

When Jacques Lusseyran was an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he was blinded in an accident. He finished his schooling determined to participate in the world around him. In 1941, when he was seventeen, that world was Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran formed a resistance group with fifty-two boys and used his heightened senses to recruit the best. Eventually, Lusseyran was arrested and sent to the Buchenwald concentration camp in a transport of two thousand resistance fighters. He was one of only thirty from the transport to survive. His gripping story is one of the most powerful and insightful descriptions of living and thriving with blindness, or indeed any challenge, ever published.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2014
February 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
296
Pages
PUBLISHER
New World Library
SELLER
Whatever Publishing Inc. DBA New World Library
SIZE
2
MB

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