The astonishing and imaginative debut novel about Helen Keller and the man she loved
Helen Keller is an American icon-her triumph over multiple disabilities has inspired generations. The film The Miracle Worker, one of the most popular depictions of Helen Keller, ends when she is a tender seven years old and first understands the connection between the motions of Annie Sullivan's fingers in her palm and the water flowing from the pump outside her family home ...
A captivating novel that explores the little-known romance of a beloved American icon
Helen Keller has long been a towering figure in the pantheon of world heroines. Yet the enduring portrait of her in the popular imagination is The Miracle Worker, which ends when Helen is seven years old. Rosie Sultan's debut novel imagines a part of Keller's life she rarely spoke of or wrote about: the man she once loved. When Helen is in her thirties and ...