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Crashing through

Robert Kurson

Crashing through

a story of risk, adventure, and the man who dared to see

by Robert Kurson

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Published by Random House Large Print in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • May, Mike, -- 1953-,
  • Blind -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Eye -- Surgery -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Blind -- Rehabilitation -- United States -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Random House, c2007.

    Statementby Robert Kurson.
    GenreBiography., Case studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1792.M39 K87 2007b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17872199M
    ISBN 109780739327227
    LC Control Number2007012302

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