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The Story of My Life

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

19 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

Helen Keller lights a fire in your soul

This is the best autobiography I have ever read by far. Helen Keller writes with a simplicity yet elegance that opens your eyes to the world of the deaf and blind. This book has told me that she was the lucky one. She saw things others might never notice. An excellent s...
This is the best autobiography I have ever read by far. Helen Keller writes with a simplicity yet elegance that opens your eyes to the world of the deaf and blind. This book has told me that she was the lucky one. She saw things others might never notice. An excellent source of literature for all ages. This will light a fire in your soul.

posted by Anonymous on May 26, 2008

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7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Great story - BAD SCANNED COPY

First, I have to say that the quality of the scanned copy of this book was horrendous. There were garbled words in almost every sentence and, sometimes, it was impossible to figure out what it was supposed to be. Also, paragraphs and sentences were broken in the middl...
First, I have to say that the quality of the scanned copy of this book was horrendous. There were garbled words in almost every sentence and, sometimes, it was impossible to figure out what it was supposed to be. Also, paragraphs and sentences were broken in the middle with the book title in the middle of a page.

Leaving all of that aside, the story was mesmerizing. I cannot fathom how Helen Keller managed to accomplish all that she did with her limitations. But, reading this story, if you didn't know she was blind and deaf, you would think it was written by someone who has no disabilities. Her insights were amazing. After reading it, I cannot imagine how anyone who has not disabilities could dare to complain about anything in their lives. It is worth slogging through the terrible scanned version just to be able to experience the beauty of life through the eyes of who can see more than most sighted people.

posted by alc1967 on December 29, 2011

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  • Posted October 22, 2011

    Ok Read

    The beginning is interesting but the book gets slo. Ms. Keller's writing style is a bit to flowery for me. The fact she was able to write the book is just one of her amazing acomplishments, however I lost interest in the story and digitally "put it down" without finishing the book. Perhaps a story of her life written by someone else my be more interesting to read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2011

    I wouldnt reccomend it...

    Helen keller tried her best to write this book. Although whoever typed it in and published it obviously wasnt looking at what they were doing... It has so many typos that it seems as if helen keller wrote it and published it herself. Then again it is a good book considering its free. If you can just skip the typos and read otherwise then its a great book. I downladed it though but then got bored in the middle of it so i stopped reading.... The plot and climax didnt appeal to me but it might to others. I wouldnt recommend it. But it was definately not a waste.

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  • Posted March 31, 2011

    Not a great upload.

    I got this book and while the story is great, there are alot of errors both grammarical and numeral. Numbers and symbols in the middle of words, and oddly spaced paragraphs. Still not bad for a free book.

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