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Venus on wheels : two decades of dialogue on disability, biography, and being female in America

Author: Gelya Frank
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1976 Gelya Frank began writing about the life of Diane DeVries, a woman born with all the physical and mental equipment she would need to live in our society--except arms and legs. Frank was 28 years old, DeVries 26. This remarkable book--by turns moving, funny, and revelatory--records the relationship that developed between the women over the next twenty years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Gelya, 1948-
Venus on wheels.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000
(DLC) 98050444
Named Person: Diane DeVries; Diane DeVries
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gelya Frank
ISBN: 9780520922358 0520922352 0585391785 9780585391786 9780520217157 0520217152 9780520217164 0520217160 1597349763 9781597349765
OCLC Number: 49851972
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 8. The Women in Diane's Body: Narrative Ambiguity in a Material World9. Conclusion: Truly Your Diane; Notes; Bibliography; Credits; Index.
Responsibility: Gelya Frank.
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