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In the Dark on the Sunny Side: A Memoir of an Out-of-Sight Mathematician (Spectrum) Paperback – 6 Dec 2012

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  • Paperback: 218 pages
  • Publisher: The Mathematical Association of America; UK ed. edition (6 Dec. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 088385581X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0883855812
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.7 x 22.8 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,970,751 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'… this book testifies that, even 'in the dark' it is possible by using one's creativity and perseverance to achieve remarkable things in life.' The European Mathematical Society (

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Misfortune struck five-year-old Larry Baggett when he was blinded following an accident. This memoir describes his life as a blind person living and learning in the sighted world, an internationally renowned research mathematician and a successful university professor.

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