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Author: Alice Wong | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 06, 2022
This groundbreaking memoir offers a glimpse into an activist's journey to finding and cultivating community and the continued fight for disability justice, from the founder and director of the Disability Visibility ProjectIn Chinese culture, the tige...
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Author: Selma Blair
Release Date: May 24, 2022
Selma Blair has played many archetypal roles: Gullible ingenue in Cruel Intentions. Preppy ice queen in Legally Blonde. Fire-starter in Hellboy. Muse to Karl Lagerfeld. Face of Chanel. Cover model. Advocate for the multiple sclerosis community. But b...
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Author: M. Leona Godin | Narrator: M. Leona Godin
Release Date: June 01, 2021
From Homer to Helen Keller, from Dune to Stevie Wonder, from the invention of braille to the science of echolocation, M. Leona Godin explores the fascinating history of blindness, interweaving it with her own story of gradually losing her sight. ...
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Author: Tessa Miller | Narrator: Tessa Miller
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A riveting and candid account of a young journalist's awakening to a life of chronic illness, weaving together her personal story with reporting to shed light on how Americans live with long-term diagnoses today.Tessa Miller was an ambitious twentyso...
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Author: Riva Lehrer | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Riva Lehrer
Release Date: October 06, 2020
The vividly told, gloriously illustrated memoir of an artist born with disabilities who searches for freedom and connection in a society afraid of strange bodies“Golem Girl is luminous; a profound portrait of the artist as a young—an...
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Author: Alice Wong | Narrator: Alice Wong and Alejandra Ospina
Release Date: June 30, 2020
One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans wit...
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Author: Devon Raney | Narrator: Jesse Bernstein and Devon Raney
Release Date: February 04, 2020
Before a surfing accident caused thirty-three-year-old Devon Raney to lose all but 15 percent of his vision, he had already lived an extraordinary life. Time and again he'd gone against the grain to maximize time for his passions--surfing, skateboard...
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Author: Marcus Brotherton, Gary Sinise and Travis Mills | Narrator: Travis Mills
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries. This is one soldier's story.  Thousands of soldiers die every year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Tr...
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Author: Henry Grunwald and Mark G. Ackermann | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: September 25, 2012
In 1992, when Henry Grunwald missed a glass into which he was pouring water, he assumed that he needed new eyeglasses, not that the incident was a harbinger of darker times. But in fact Grunwald was entering the early stages of macular degeneration -...
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Author: Temple Grandin | Narrator: Deborah Marlowe
Release Date: September 29, 2009
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism because she is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the w...
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Author: Sue Miller | Narrator: Sue Miller
Release Date: February 19, 2008
In the fall of 1988, Sue Miller found herself caring for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer's disease. She was, she claims, perhaps the least constitutionally suited of all her siblings to be in the role in which she suddenly found ...
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Author: John Elder Robison | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 25, 2007
Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits–an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes–had e...
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