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July 18, 2014 7:00 AM

‘What Is Visible’ introduces modern readers to remarkable Laura Bridgman

“What Is Visible” is centered on one of the most amazing women of the early 19th century, Laura Bridgman, who became a Victorian celebrity for her knowledge and wit. Author Kimberly Elkins’ story wraps her in the historical account of her training and time with Samuel Gridley Howe.

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