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The shape of the eye : Down syndrome, family, and the stories we inherit

Author: George Estreich
Publisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, ©2011.
Series: Medical humanities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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Writer George Estreich describes how raising a child with Down syndrome impacted everything else in his life, including his approach to writing and the way he now perceives other events in his own life and in the lives of his family members.
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Genre/Form: Pathographies
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Laura Regina Estreich; George Estreich; George Estreich; George Estreich; Laura Regina Estreich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Estreich
ISBN: 9780870745676 0870745670
OCLC Number: 671386154
Awards: Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2012.
Description: xiii, 284 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Arrival --
A child first --
Faultline --
Border --
This is eating --
Echo --
In the ICU --
Medicine is communication --
The mayor of Hidden Valley --
At home --
A complex sweetness --
Writers and families --
The labyrinth of normal --
Tragedy and expectation --
John Langdon Down --
Engineering --
Increments and fates --
Tokyo, 1945.
Series Title: Medical humanities.
Responsibility: George Estreich ; afterword by Marcia Day Childress.
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