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The miracle worker

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NO ONE COULD REACH HERTwelve-year-old Helen Keller lived in a prison of silence and darkness. Born deaf, blind, and mute, with no way to express herself or comprehend those around her, she flew into primal rages against anyone who tried to help her, fighting tooth and nail with a strength born of furious, unknowing desperation.Then Annie Sullivan came. Half-blind herself, but possessing an almost fanatical determination, she would begin a frightening and incredibly moving struggle to tame the wild girl no one could reach, and bring Helen into the world at last....
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Full title miracle worker
Author gibson william
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
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author Gibson, William, 1914-2008.
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display_description A text of the television play set in the 1880s, intended for reading, of Anne Sullivan Macy's attempts to teach her pupil, Helen Keller, to communicate. Based on the remarkable true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring and unforgettable play has moved countless readers and become an American classic. Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution because her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her parents seek help from the Perkins Institute, which sends them a "half-blind Yankee schoolgirl" name Annie Sullivan to tutor their daughter. Despite the Kellers' resistance and the belief that Helen "is like a little safe, locked, that no one can open," Annie suspects that within Helen lies the potential for more, if only she can reach her. Through persistence, love, and sheer stubbornness, Annie breaks through Helen's walls of silence and darkness and teaches her to communicate, bringing her into the world at last. - Back cover.
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subject_facet Deafblind women -- Drama, Historical drama, American, Keller, Helen, -- 1880-1968 -- Drama, Sullivan, Anne, -- 1866-1936 -- Drama, Sullivan, Annie, -- 1866-1936 -- Drama, Teachers of deafblind people -- Drama, Women teachers -- Drama
title_display The miracle worker
title_full The miracle worker / William Gibson, The miracle worker / by William Gibson
title_short The miracle worker
topic_facet Deafblind women, Drama, Historical drama, American, Keller, Helen, Sullivan, Anne, Sullivan, Annie, Teachers of deafblind people, Women teachers