Crashing Through The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See (Paperback)
|Author: Robert Kurson|
|In his critically acclaimed bestseller "Shadow Divers," Kurson explored the depths of history, friendship, and compulsion. Now he returns with another thrilling adventure--the stunning true story of one man''s heroic odyssey from blindness into sight.|
From the Publisher:
A fascinating profile of Michael May, a man blinded by a chemical explosion at the age of three, describes his successful life as a CIA analyst, champion skier, entrepreneur, and family man, who is offered a rare chance to see once again through risky, cutting-edge stem-cell transplant surgery. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.Blinded at age three, Mike May overcame his disability to become a competitive downhill skiier and a member of the CIA, and in 1999 undertook an experimental surgery in an attempt to restore his sight.