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Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse

Author: Shane Burcaw
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"With his signature acerbic wit and hilarious voice, twenty-something author, blogger, and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a full life in a body that many people perceive as a tragedy. From anecdotes about first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand, to stories of passersby mistaking his able-bodied girlfriend for a nurse, Shane tackles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Essays
Juvenile works
Biography
Named Person: Shane Burcaw; Shane Burcaw; Shane Burcaw
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Burcaw
ISBN: 1626727708 9781626727700
OCLC Number: 1028525518
Description: 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Eighth-grade pee fiasco --
Ron --
Locked out --
Road rage and rag dolls --
Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse --
Buffalo --
Reddit --
Laughing at our nightmare --
Jerika --
Beaufort --
Rant --
Deadly ducks and cheese curds --
The elevator --
San Francisco --
Hannah and Shane take Manhattan --
Adaption --
Your complete guide to Shane's sex life --
Another bathroom story --
Coughing --
If I could walk --
Spinraza --
StankTour --
The move.
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