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The Miracle Worker - by William Gibson (Paperback)

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"The Philadelphia Inquirer" declared this production of the classic Helen Keller story to be radiant, emotion-charged, memorable, superb.



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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" named 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.



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"Radiant, emotion-charged, memorable, superb!" -The Philadelphia Inquirer



About the Author



William Gibson (1914-2008) was a playwright and author whose many works include Golda's Balcony and Two for the Seesaw. The Miracle Worker, his most famous play, won several Tony Awards, including Best Play, and was made into an Academy Award-winning film starring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.8 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .25 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: American
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: William Gibson
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2008
TCIN: 11335921
UPC: 9781416590842
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4724
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.3 inches length x 5.2 inches width x 7.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.25 pounds
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