Under the Eye of the Clock

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Under the Eye of the Clock

Format:  Paperback,

163 pages

Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

Publish Date: Jun 2013

ISBN-13: 9781611458145

ISBN-10: 1611458145

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ChristopherNolan s injuries at birth left him severely disabled and handicapped; he wasentirely paralyzed and unable to communicate, but he had so much to say and wasburning to express his innermost thoughts and ideas and share them with theworld.

Nolan sautobiography told in the third person through a narrator named Joseph Meehanis an astonishingly lyrical and inspired work, filled with powerful descriptionand touching moments of triumph, sadness, anger, and above all disarming wit.Nolan s story has a touching and breathtaking intensity, whether recounting hisbattle with local authorities to attend an ordinary school, going on a normal vacation, or his ultimate triumph of finally being able to share the insightand whimsy of his inner world.

Filledwith linguistic puzzles, this bestseller in Britain and the United States and WhitbreadPrize winner features a unique voice that comes from a deep place many willnever understand, but that is enrapturing nevertheless.

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Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Publish Date: Jun 2013
ISBN-13: 9781611458145
ISBN-10: 1611458145
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 163
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.5 x 8.0 x 0.5

Chapter outline

Prefacep. ix
A Modicum of Aloep. 1
Hell Guffawedp. 15
White Sheets of Lifep. 25
The Stirring of the Musep. 35
The Eight-Legged Ponyp. 43
Knife Usedp. 50
The Night That Was In Itp. 60
An Eyeful of Derravaraghp. 68
If He Could But Earth Himselfp. 80
My Boyhood Epiphanyp. 87
I've Cracked Itp. 94
Slavery was Abolishedp. 103
The Cool Green Gardenp. 106
'head the ball'p. 114
The Sound of Footstepsp. 123
ADream Being Shatteredp. 132
Kernelled Lonelinessp. 142
Academics' Thesaurus of Thoughtsp. 149
His Human Wastelandp. 156

Book description

Christopher Nolan’s injuries at birth left him severely disabled and handicapped; he wasentirely paralyzed and unable to communicate, but he had so much to say and wasburning to express his innermost thoughts and ideas and share them with theworld.

Nolan’sautobiography told in the third person through a narrator named Joseph Meehanis an astonishingly lyrical and inspired work, filled with powerful descriptionand touching moments of triumph, sadness, anger, and above all disarming wit.Nolan’s story has a touching and breathtaking intensity, whether recounting hisbattle with local authorities to attend an ordinary school, going on a “normal”vacation, or his ultimate triumph of finally being able to share the insightand whimsy of his inner world.

Filledwith linguistic puzzles, this bestseller in Britain and the United States and WhitbreadPrize winner features a unique voice that comes from a deep place many willnever understand, but that is enrapturing nevertheless.

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