Cockeyed

Cockeyed

A Memoir

Book - 2006
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Ryan Knighton chronicles his fifteen-year descent into blindness, discussing how he adjusted to the disease that stole his eyesight, what he has learned about the sighted world, and how his disease has influenced his life and choices.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Penguin, c2006
ISBN: 9780143051855
Branch Call Number: 362.197 KNI
Characteristics: 263 p. ;,22 cm

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Lucky_luxe Feb 06, 2011

Well written and hilarious. Knighton has a sense of humour about his disability that doesn't make you feel sorry for him but almost proud of his over coming obsticles.

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greenwick
Jan 13, 2011

Knighton has a great sense of humor, and his style is wonderful. His content, however, leaves something to be desired. Throughout the book are comments about how blind people are sloppy, closed off from the world, and lacking in a full and enriching life. There are plenty of blind people who are capable of doing much more than Knighton implies.

I recommend this book only for Knighton's humor. As for it being a record of a blind person's life experience, "Cockeyed" is inaccurate.

Angela_biblio Aug 06, 2009

One of the funniest books I've ever read!

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