[bksvol-discuss] Re: Need Book

  • From: "Michael Riley" <m.riley39@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 00:07:19 -0400

Hello John,
    I remember the book. Many years ago, I went to the Indiana School for
the blind and the library had a Braille copy. They may possibly loan it to
you.  The direct number to the school is area 317 253-1481.
Hope this helps.

Mike Riley

----- Original Message -----
From: "John J. Boyer" <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 9:02 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Need Book

> I'm writing my memoir and it would be helpful to me to have a book which
> was published in about 1940. It is The World at My Fingertips, by Karsten
> Ohnstad, published by Bobbs-Merril. It tells how the author lost his
> sight, attended the minnesota School for the Blind and then went to
> college. Since I also attended this school, the book would be a great help
> in refreshing my memories. I have no scanning facilities, and very little
> money, but perhaps someone could get it from a library and scan it. It
> used to be available in braille from NLS, but it's no longer in their
> catalog, and although people are looking, it's rather doubtful that a
> braille copy still exists. In any case, it's a very good read.
> For those who are curious, you can find an outline and two sample chapters
> of my memoir at www.godtouches.org/memoir.html
> Thansk,
> John
> --
> John J. Boyer, Executive Director
> godtouches Digital  Ministry, Inc.
> www.godtouches.org
> 825 East Johnson; Madison, WI 53703

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