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Comeback : six remarkable people who triumphed over disability

Author: Frank Bowe
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Profiles six people who faced severe disability early in life and who surmounted the many complex problems associated with disability to achieve independence as a self-sufficient citizen.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Bowe
ISBN: 0060104899 9780060104894
OCLC Number: 7460412
Target Audience: Junior high and up.
Description: xvii, 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "I'm a human being who happens to be blind, not a blind being who happens to be human." / Eunice Fiorito --
"MY question is not 'why me?' but 'What next?'" / Susan Daniels --
"Death never had a stillness like this one that I know" / Robert Smithdas --
"Getting married is like coming out of retardation" / Roger Meyers --
"When is a black hole not black? When it explodes" / Stephen Hawking --
"As a professional woman who is deaf, I represent a study in contrasts" / Nansie Sharpless.
Responsibility: Frank Bowe ; foreword by William Glasser.

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Profiles six people who faced severe disability early in life and who surmounted the many complex problems associated with disability to achieve independence as a self-sufficient citizen.

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