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The Sight Sickness

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It was an epidemic. It was a plague that shocked both those who got it and those who did not. It was coined "the white sickness." For inexplicable reasons, random citizens became blind, and the sickness was believed to be contagious. Instead of teaching people to manage their disability, the government rounded up the newly-blind and caged them like animals. The quarantine ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published March 3rd 2009 by iUniverse (first published March 1st 2009)
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Sheila
First off, I have to admit that I hated the book Blindness by Jose Saramago. I found the representations of the blind in the book to be horrible, and believe that if any other class or group of people (such as blacks, asians, muslims, jews, autistics, deafs, etc) had been represented the same way blind people were represented, the book would never has been so highly reviewed by so many.
The Sight Sickness is a interesting "anti-sequel" to Blindness. Written by a totally blind author, this book g
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