Binoculars: Masquerading as a Sighted Person

Binoculars: Masquerading as a Sighted Person

by Philip F. DiMeo


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ISBN-13: 9780882824932
Publisher: New Horizon Press
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Philip F. DiMeo is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and former cartoonist for The Post, Crossroads and the Vietnam veterans’ newspaper, The Honey Bucket. His cartoons have been featured in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. He was also a social worker for Milwaukee County Children’s Protective Services. Despite the challenges presented by blindness, he hasn’t let it limit him: he is the coach of Kelly’s Bleachers, the most successful co-ed softball team in Milwaukee history. He lives in Wauwatosa, WI.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

1 Just Call Me Deadeye 1

2 See No Evil 9

3 That Wonderful Year 13

4 School Days 25

5 A Deadly Haze 45

6 The Perverse Is the Norm 59

7 The Beginning of the End 87

8 A Red Flag 105

9 The End of the Dream 121

10 My Driving Obituary 135

11 Learning to Become a Blind Man 157

12 More Lessons on Being a Blind Man 169

13 Coaching Co-Ed Softball by the Braille Method 187

14 Going to the Ddog 201

15 Goodbye Cliff, Hello Ladonna 223

16 Practice Makes Perfect 237

17 Graduation 251

18 Ladonna Comes Home 265

19 Retirement 275

Epilogue 283

Acknowledgments 287

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