Blindness

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 8.1 - AR Pts: 21
Description

A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers-among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears-through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. A magnificent parable of loss and disorientation and a vivid evocation of the horrors of the twentieth century, Blindness has swept the reading public with its powerful portrayal of man's worst appetites and weaknesses-and man's ultimately exhilarating spirit. The stunningly powerful novel of man's will to survive against all odds, by the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780156035583
9780151002511
9781602834446
9780547537597
160283444
9780792756026
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.1, 21 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 7f2df90c-6cd0-babc-4d4d-a6a5df196f41
full_title blindness
author saramago josé
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-20 02:02:30AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576241148543893504
accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 21
accelerated_reader_reading_level 8.1
auth_author2 Davis, Jonathan., Pontiero, Giovanni.
author José Saramago
author-letter Saramago, José.
author2 Davis, Jonathan., Pontiero, Giovanni., hoopla digital.
author2-role Davis, Jonathan., Davis, Jonathan.|Narrator, Pontiero, Giovanni., hoopla digital.
author_additional José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero., José Saramago.
author_display Saramago, José
availability_toggle_catalog Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
available_at_catalog Wright Farms
bisac_subject FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Media Tie-In
callnumber-a PQ9281.A66
callnumber-first P - Language and Literature
callnumber-subject PQ - French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Literature
callnumber_sort_catalog FIC SARAMAGO
date_added 2008-08-05T06:00:00Z
days_since_added 3302
detailed_location_catalog Wright Farms - Adult CD Audiobooks - Fiction, Wright Farms - Adult Fiction
display_description

A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers-among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears-through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. A magnificent parable of loss and disorientation and a vivid evocation of the horrors of the twentieth century, Blindness has swept the reading public with its powerful portrayal of man's worst appetites and weaknesses-and man's ultimately exhilarating spirit. The stunningly powerful novel of man's will to survive against all odds, by the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature

econtent_device Android, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire, Mac, Windows, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
econtent_protection_type_catalog Always Available, Limited Access
econtent_source_catalog Hoopla, OverDrive
edition Unabridged.
format_boost 26
format_catalog Audio Book, Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
genre Fiction
genre_facet Fiction
grouping_category book
id 7f2df90c-6cd0-babc-4d4d-a6a5df196f41
isbn 160283444, 9780151002511, 9780156035583, 9780547537597, 9780792756026, 9781602834446
item_details hoopla:MWT11442256||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11442256||Available Online||||, ils:755065|783732|Wright Farms - Adult CD Audiobooks - Fiction|CD FIC SARAMAGO i|Audio Book|Audio Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||wf||, ils:776170|845283|Wright Farms - Adult Fiction|FIC SARAMAGO o|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||Checked out||wf||, overdrive:c06a6645-efb6-4fc9-a187-d20ce092cdb5|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lc_subject Audiobooks, Blind
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_catalog 50
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD FIC SARAMAGO i, FIC SARAMAGO o
local_callnumber_exact_catalog CD FIC SARAMAGO i, FIC SARAMAGO o
local_callnumber_left_catalog CD FIC SARAMAGO i, FIC SARAMAGO o
local_days_since_added_catalog 3302
num_holdings 3
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Wright Farms
physical 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 32 min.)) : digital., 11 sound discs (12 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., 334 p. ; 21 cm.
popularity 4
primary_isbn 9780156035583
publishDate 2008, 2009, 2013
publishDateSort 2008
publisher BBC Audiobooks America,, Blackstone Audio, Inc. ,, Harcourt,, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details hoopla:MWT11442256|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Blackstone Audio, Inc. ,|2009.|1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 32 min.)) : digital., ils:755065|Audio Book|Audio Books||English|BBC Audiobooks America,|p2008.|11 sound discs (12 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., ils:776170|Book|Books||English|Harcourt,|[2008], c2006.|334 p. ; 21 cm., overdrive:c06a6645-efb6-4fc9-a187-d20ce092cdb5|eBook|eBook||English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|2013|
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records acpl, be, br, catalog, cc, ext, ng, pm, th, wf
scoping_details_catalog hoopla:MWT11442256||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|false||||, ils:755065|783732|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:776170|845283|Checked Out|Checked out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:c06a6645-efb6-4fc9-a187-d20ce092cdb5|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Audiobooks, Blind -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Media Tie-In
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title Blindness
title_alt Ensaio sobre a cegueira.
title_display Blindness
title_full Blindness, Blindness / José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, Blindness [electronic resource] / José Saramago, Blindness [sound recording] / José Saramago
title_short Blindness
title_sort blindness
title_sub
topic Audiobooks, Blind Fiction, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Media Tie-In, Fiction, Literature
topic_facet Audiobooks, Blind, Fiction, Literature
translation Portuguese