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Twitch and shout : a touretter's tale

Author: Lowell Handler
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a new afterword by Dr. Neal R. Swerdlow of the Tourette Syndrome AssociationLowell Handler, who has Tourettes syndrome, sets out on a journey through less than savory parts of America. From a transvestite bar in Tampa to a flophouse in New Orleans, he meets people who, like himself, dont conform to the standards of conventional society. With a keen eye for detail and an acute sense of humor, this memoir  Read more...
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Handler, Lowell.
Twitch and shout.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004012897
(OCoLC)55600940
Named Person: Lowell Handler; Lowell Handler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell Handler
ISBN: 9780816696581 0816696586
OCLC Number: 228144181
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 226 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Hitting the road --
Talk isn't cheap --
Diagnosis --
Drugs and orphan drugs --
Life and leukemia --
Jet set Tourette --
Pot and Prozac love --
Susanna and marriage --
Twitch and shout --
A second chance at life --
Tourette culture --
Crazy and proud.
Responsibility: Lowell Handler.

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With a new afterword by Dr. Neal R. Swerdlow of the Tourette Syndrome AssociationLowell Handler, who has Tourettes syndrome, sets out on a journey through less than savory parts of America. From a transvestite bar in Tampa to a flophouse in New Orleans, he meets people who, like himself, dont conform to the standards of conventional society. With a keen eye for detail and an acute sense of humor, this memoir captures the unforgettable life of a Touretter.

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