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Robert Kurson and Crashing Through

Author Photo: Robert KursonIn his critically acclaimed bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson explored the depths of history, friendship, and compulsion. Now Kurson returns with another thrilling adventure -- the stunning true story of one man’s heroic odyssey from blindness into sight. A man, blind since age three, is offered the chance to see at age 46 through a revolutionary new stem cell transplant surgery. New vision after a lifetime of blindness, it turns out, is extremely rare and frought with emotional dangers. Crashing Through tells the story of the man's journey through vision -- one filled with risk, overwhelming beauty, romance, suspense, and new insight into the mystery of vision and the human brain.

About Robert Kurson: Robert Kurson earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, then a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, and Esquire, where he is a contributing editor. Crashing Through is based on Kurson's 2006 National Magazine Award-winning profile in Esquire. He is the author of Shadow Divers, and he lives in Chicago.

Visit the author's website at www.robertkurson.com.

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