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See It My Way By Peter White

See It My Way by Peter White

Condition - Very Good
$15.49
5 in stock

Summary

Witty, thought-provoking, moving and totally honest autobiography of a man, born blind, who is now a leading broadcaster.

See It My Way Summary

See It My Way by Peter White

Peter White was the second blind son born to sighted parents just after the war. His education took place before the days of integrated schooling for all (for which he is extremely grateful) and he describes with great honesty and humour the peculiar regimes of the special boarding schools he attended. Accepted into university he found the world outside more difficult to adapt to, but by a combination of despair and determination he forced his way into radio broadcasting and is now a senior correspondent with the BBC. He portrays his experiences without a trace of sentimentality but with humour and passion. This is not a book for the politically correct, but will leave its readers with a sense of purpose and achievement.

See It My Way Reviews

Entertaining, warm, humorous autobiography from a man with strong views who turns many misfortunes against himself in the telling. * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Peter White is a remarkable man who, as the second blind child of sighted parents, faced the horrors of special schools--the only real option in the 1950s for children like him--with stubborn independent streak which developed further as he grew into a s * From his early days with his family in the sheltered, love-filled home which instilled a confidence and security that has stayed with him throughout his life, through to the depression that dogged him at university and forced him to drop out, and his stoi *
As simple and no-nonsense as the man himself, See It My Way is a painfully honest autobiography written with passion and humour and sprinkled with cringe-making sarcasms and scathing observations on disability that will cut "normal" people to the quick. * Susan Harrison, AMAZON.CO.UK REVIEW *

About Peter White

Peter White is the BBC's Disabilty Affairs Correspondent and a frequent broadcaster on Radio 4 on other issues. Married with three (sighted) children, he lives in Winchester, but travels widely throughout the country

Additional information

GOR000981682
9780751525472
0751525472
See It My Way by Peter White
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2000-03-02
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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