And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

Jacques Lusseyran


The ebook that helped motivate Anthony Doerr’s All the sunshine we can't See

An up to date version of this vintage international struggle II memoir, selected as one of many a hundred top religious Books of the 20th Century, with a brand new photograph insert and restored passages from the unique French edition

When Jacques Lusseyran used to be an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he used to be blinded in an twist of fate. He complete his education made up our minds to take part on this planet round him. In 1941, whilst he used to be seventeen, that international was once Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran shaped a resistance workforce with fifty-two boys and used his heightened senses to recruit the easiest. ultimately, Lusseyran was once arrested and despatched to the Buchenwald focus camp in a shipping of 2 thousand resistance warring parties. He was once one among in simple terms thirty from the shipping to outlive. His gripping tale is likely one of the strongest and insightful descriptions of residing and thriving with blindness, or certainly any problem, ever published.

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