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Gaby Brimmer : an autobiography in three voices

Author: Gabriela Brimmer; Elena Poniatowska; Trudy Balch
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2009.
Series: HBI series on Jewish women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : English language edView all editions and formats
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Gabriela Brimmer had cerebral palsy and communicated largely by typing with her left foot on an electric typewriter, and also by using that foot to point at letters and numbers on an 'alphabet board'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Gabriela Brimmer; Gabriela Brimmer; Gabriela Brimmer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriela Brimmer; Elena Poniatowska; Trudy Balch
ISBN: 9781584657583 1584657588
OCLC Number: 276339399
Description: xxix, 200 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: HBI series on Jewish women.
Responsibility: Gaby Brimmer & Elena Poniatowska ; translated by Trudy Balch ; foreword by Judith E. Heumann & Jorge Pineda ; introduction by Laura Umansky ; afterword by Avital Bloch.

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"Gabriela Brimmer moved her big toe to craft poetry and moved the world to defend the disabled. Elena Poniatowska bends the rules of journalism to tell her story in a polyphonic memoir that brims Read more...

 
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