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Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller
By Gallaudet University Press
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As a young blind girl, Georgina Kleege repeatedly heard the refrain, “Why can’t you be more like Helen Keller?” Kleege’s resentment culminates in her book Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller, an ingenious examination of the life of this renowned international figure using 21st-century sensibilities. Kleege’s absorption with Keller originated as an angry response to the ideal of a secular saint, which no real blind or deaf person could ever emulate. However, her investigation into the

Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
By Atria Books
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On Valentine’s Day 1985, biologist Stacey O’Brien adopted Wesley, a baby barn owl with an injured wing who could not have survived in the wild. Over the next nineteen years, O’Brien studied Wesley’s strange habits with both a tender heart and a scientist’s eye—and provided a mice-only diet that required her to buy the rodents in bulk (28,000 over the owl’s lifetime). She watched him turn from a helpless fluff ball into an avid com­municator with whom she developed a language all

Born On A Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
By Free Press
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A journey into one of the most fascinating minds alive today—guided by the owner himself.Bestselling author Daniel Tammet (Thinking in Numbers) is virtually unique among people who have severe autistic disorders in that he is capable of living a fully independent life and able to explain what is happening inside his head. He sees numbers as shapes, colors, and textures, and he can perform extraordinary calculations in his head. He can learn to speak new languages fluently, from scratch, in a

The life of Una Marson, 1905-65
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This is an original, full length biography of Britain's first twentieth-century black feminist - Una Marson - poet, playwright, and social activist and BBC broadcaster. Una Marson is recognised today as the first major woman poet of the Caribbean and as a significant forerunner of contemporary black writers; her story throws light on the problems facing politicised black artists. In challenging definitions of 'race' and 'gender' in her political and creative work, she forged a valiant path for

Me llamo Rigoberta Menchú y así me nació la conciencia
By Elizabeth Burgos Debray
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My name is Rigoberta Menchu and so my conscience was bornMe Llamo Rigoberta Menchu Y ASI Me Nacio la Conciencia.

The Fat Woman Next Door Is Pregnant
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It is the glorious second day of May, 1942. The sun is drawing the damp from earth still heavy with the end of a long Quebec winter, the budding branches of the trees along rue Fabre and in Parc Lafontaine of the Plateau Mont Royal ache to release their leaves into the warm, clear air heralding the approach of summer.Seven women in this raucous Francophone working-class Montreal neighbourhood are pregnant—only one of them, “the fat woman,” is bearing a child of true love and affection. Next

Before Night Falls: A Memoir
By Reinaldo Arenas
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The shocking memoir by visionary Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas ''is a book above all about being free,'' said The New York Review of Books--sexually, politically, artistically. Arenas recounts a stunning odyssey from his poverty-stricken childhood in rural Cuba and his adolescence as a rebel fighting for Castro, through his supression as a writer, imprisonment as a homosexual, his flight from Cuba via the Mariel boat lift, and his subsequent life and the events leading to his death in New York.

A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family
By Walker, Lou Ann
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From the time she was a toddler, Lou Ann Walker was the ears and voice for her deaf parents. Their family life was warm and loving, but outside the home, they faced a world that misunderstood and often rejected them..

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures
By Avery
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A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight lifting Josh Hanagarne couldn’t be invisible if he tried. Although he wouldn't officially be diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome until his freshman year of high school, Josh was six years old when he first began exhibiting symptoms. When he was twenty and had reached his towering height of 6’7”, his tics escalated to nightmarish levels. Determined to conquer his affliction, Josh tried

Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives (Language and Literature)
By Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Women Taking Risks in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives explores the nature and effects of risk in self-narrative representations of life events, and is an early step towards confronting the dearth of analysis on this subject. The collection focuses on risk-taking as one of women's articulations of authorial agency displayed in literary, testimonial, photographic, travel and film documentary forms of autobiographical expression in French. Among many themes, the book fosters discussion on

Avancemos! Level 4 (Spanish Edition)
By Holt McDougal
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The Peace of 1783 and the consequent cessation of Indian hostilities and barbarities returned to their friends those prisoners who had escaped the tomahawk the gauntlet and the savage fire after their having spent many years in captivity and restored harmony to society..

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