Books by Elisabeth Gitter

Released: May 1, 2001

"A challenging mix of American history and a unique biography that at times can wring the heart but that can't escape the melancholy of its end. For another biography of Bridgman, see Ernest Freeberg's The Education of Laura Bridgman, above.)"
A stimulating intellectual biography of Laura Bridgman, a blind and deaf girl whose triumph over her own adversities made her as famous in the 1840s as Helen Keller was to be many years later. Read full book review >