The Story of My Life (biography)

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The Story of My Life
The Story of My Life Cover.jpg
Front Cover
AuthorHelen Keller
GenreClassic, Memoir

The Story of My Life, first published in 1903, is Helen Keller's autobiography detailing her early life, especially her experiences with Anne Sullivan.[1] Portions of it were adapted by William Gibson for a 1957 Playhouse 90 production, a 1959 Broadway play, a 1962 Hollywood feature film, and the Indian film Black. The book is dedicated to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. The dedication reads, "To ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Who has taught the deaf to speak and enabled the listening ear to hear speech from the Atlantic to the Rockies, I dedicate this Story of My Life."

Publication history[edit]

Keller first began to write The Story of My Life in 1902, when she was still a student at Radcliffe College. It was first published in the Ladies' Home Journal in the same year as a series of installments. The following year, it was published by Doubleday, Page & Co. as a book. The book was well received.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Helen Keller—In Her Own Words". Retrieved September 19, 2014.

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