The Light that Did Not Fail CLARENCE HAWKES 1935 Memoirs of Blind Naturalist ~ Hadley, Massachusetts ~ Theodore Roosevelt


Title: The Light that Did Not Fail

Author: Clarence Hawkes

Description: Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Spine ends show light wear; bottom fore-corners bumped/pushed. Previous owners' names on ffep. Pages clean. Eight illustrated plated, including frontispiece. 178 pp. 8 x 5.5 inches.

A collection of essays regarding the author's experiences, including on his injuries, education, personal reflections, studies of nature, time in Hadley, work as a writer and lecturer, and his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt and others.

Clarence Hawkes (1869-1954) was a blind naturalist, lecturer, poet and author. He lost both eyes in his early teen years in a gunshot accident and was educated at Boston's Perkins School for the Blind. He lived in Hadley, Massachusetts, and wrote extensively on many subjects.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Chapman & Grimes
Place: Boston
Year: 1935

Keywords: blind people, blindness,

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