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...s the effects of that experience. Langley was very paranoid and this paranoia grew as he aged ... Homer & Langley - Livro - WOOK ... . Doctorow nailed that part of his personality. Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers—the one blind and deeply intuitive, the other damaged into madness, or perhaps greatness, by mustard gas in the Great War. They live as recluses in their once grand Fifth Avenue mansion, scavenging the city streets for things they think they can use, hoarding the daily newspapers as research for Langley's proposed dateless newspaper whose reportage ... Homer Lusk Collyer (Manhattan, 6 de novembro de 1881 — Manhattan, 21 de março de 1947) ... Homer & Langley - Livro - WOOK ... ... Homer Lusk Collyer (Manhattan, 6 de novembro de 1881 — Manhattan, 21 de março de 1947) e Langley Wakeman Collyer (Manhattan, 3 de outubro de 1885 — Manhattan, c. 9 de março de 1947), conhecidos como os irmãos Collyer,  foram dois irmãos americanos que representam um caso clássico de acumulação compulsiva, patologia que lhes causou a morte. ... Homer e Langley Collyer tornaram-se uma lenda tragicómica de Nova Iorque quando foram encontrados soterrados debaixo de toneladas de lixo acumulado na sua mansão, na Quinta Avenida. Transportados para o mais recente romance de E.L. Doctorow, estes personagens delirantes - Homer, ... Langley would feed Homer a diet of 100 oranges a week, black bread, and peanut butter, which he claimed would eventually cure his brother's blindness. He would also read literature to his brother, ... The Collyer brothers' eccentricities brought them infamy within the neighborhood. Homer & Langley. Para recomendar esta obra a um amigo basta preencher o seu nome e email, bem como o nome e email da pessoa a quem pretende fazer a sugestão. Se quiser pode ainda acrescentar um pequeno comentário, de seguida clique em enviar o pedido. Excerpt Homer and Langley. I'm Homer, the blind brother, I didn't lose my sight all at once, it was like the movies, a slow fade-out. When I was told what was happening I was interested to measure it, I was in my late teens then, keen on everything. In a city known for its tolerance of eccentric behavior, brothers Homer Lusk Collyer (1881-1947) and Langley Collyer (1885-1947) surely rank among the Manhattan's strangest inhabitants. Homer and Langley generates a variety of topics for discussion and exploration including major events of 20th-century America, from Prohibition to flower children, the modern media phenomenon of "reality," the significance of community, the psychology of hoarding and the claims of family, as well as sustainability, news, rebellion and autarky, or self-sufficiency. Homer e Langley Collyer tornaram-se uma lenda tragicómica de Nova Iorque quando foram encontrados soterrados debaixo d...