Janice and Blindness

Kevin Jones jonesk at primus.com.au
Sun Mar 12 06:07:29 EST 2000


My father is blind and the only talking books he's interested in are true
stories of mountain climbing and sols yachting. I've read them too but not

My dad's blindness is from retinitis pigmentosa and that's supposed to jump
a generation, so it's likely one of my sons will have it. I would be
interested in your opinions on the audio book dearth in children's
literature. The only DWJ I've heard is Ogre Downstairs, are there others?

I often take a children's audio book with me on long car trips. There are
some good ones but the publishers can get stuck on particular author and
publish everything regardless of value and quality.

I am happy you de-lurked.

>From a fellow lurker


Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2000 13:31:40 -0500
From: Janice Oliveira <jeo13 at cornell.edu>
Subject: intro

Hi everyone,
        I've been lurking around on the list, so I thought I'd at least
myself.  :-)  I'm from Long Island, New York, U.s. but am at college in
upstate New York right now, studying animal science.  I'm blind and have a
guide dog named Pavarotti--a little black lab.
        I've loved all of DWJ's books that I've been able to read
there's a limited number of them available here in braille or on cassette)
and am rereading them (for about the twentieth time <grin>) in between
classwork.  I'm also into science fiction and fantasy in general, as well
as detective and anything related to animals.
        Well, bye for now; have a great day!

Janice and Pavi
"Though your promise count for nothing, you must keep it
nonetheless."--Leonard Cohen
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