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Haben : the Deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law

Author: Haben Girma
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first Deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage." -- From Amazon.com summary.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Girma, Haben, 1988-
Haben.
New York : Twelve, 2019
(OCoLC)1111735616
Named Person: Haben Girma
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haben Girma
ISBN: 9781538728727 1538728729
OCLC Number: 1060182849
Description: vi, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: When they took my father --
The expeditions begin --
War --
Gender and a load of bull --
Key by key --
Dancing in enchanted hills --
Dishing up trouble --
Water fights in the desert --
Lost in the African night --
Guarding a secret from the village --
The latrine --
Untangling love and control --
The chapter my parents shouldn't read --
Play like no one's watching --
A positive blindness philosophy --
I don't believe fairy tales, except this one --
Ableism and the art of blind PB&J --
Never, ever, run from a bear --
Alaska gives me the cold, harsh truth --
The little dog that makes earthquakes --
Love is following me up an iceberg --
The first Deafblind student at Harvard Law --
Kicking butt, legally speaking --
The White House ADA celebration --
Epilogue --
A brief guide to increasing access for people with disabilities.
Other Titles: Deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law
Deaf blind woman who conquered Harvard Law
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