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Father of the Blind by Andrew Norman


Father of the Blind by Andrew Norman

A biography of the man who founded St Dunstan's for blinded service personnel

About the Author

Andrew Norman was born in Newbury, Berkshire, UK in 1943. Having been educated at Thornhill High School, Gwelo, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and St Edmund Hall, Oxford, he qualified in medicine at the Radcliffe Infirmary. He has two children Bridget and Thomas, by his first wife. From 1972-83, Andrew worked as a general practitioner in Poole, Dorset, before a spinal injury cut short his medical career. He is now an established writer whose published works include biographies of Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, T.E. Lawrence, Sir Francis Drake, Adolf Hitler, Agatha Christie, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Andrew was remarried to Rachel in 2005. All Andrew Norman's books are displayed on his website: and

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Publication date

1st June 2009


Andrew Norman

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The History Press Ltd


160 pages


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