The Blind Contessa's New MachineBook - 2010
Unable to convince her family and desirable fiancé that she is going blind, early nineteenth-century Italian contessa Carolina Fantoni turns to her dreams and an eccentric local inventor when she loses her sight, inspiring the inventor's development of the first typewriter.
Publisher: New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2010
Branch Call Number: Fiction Wallace
Characteristics: 207 p. ; 19 cm