Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
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To Alexander Graham Bell
Who has taught the deaf to speak
and enabled the listening ear to hear speech
from the Atlantic to the Rockies,
this Story of My Life.
Table of Contents
Part I. The Story of My Life
Part II. Letters(1887-1901)
Part III: A Supplementary Account of Helen Keller's Life and Education
Chapter I. The Writing of the Book
Chapter II. Personality
Chapter III. Education
Chapter IV. Speech
Chapter V. Literary Style
This book is in three parts. The first two, Miss Keller's story and the extracts from her letters, form a complete account of her life as far as she can give it. Much of her education she cannot explain herself, and since a knowledge of that is necessary to an understanding of what she has written, it was thought best to supplement her autobiography with the reports and letters of her teacher, Miss Anne Mansfield Sullivan. The addition of a further account of Miss Keller's personality and achievements may be unnecessary; yet it will help to make clear some of the traits of her character and the nature of the work which she and her teacher have done.
For the third part of the book the Editor is responsible, though all that is valid in it he owes to authentic records and to the advice of Miss Sullivan.
The Editor desires to express his gratitude and the gratitude of Miss Keller and Miss Sullivan to The Ladies' Home Journal and to its editors, Mr. Edward Bok and Mr. William V....