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Author Burcaw, Shane, author.

Title Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse / Shane Burcaw.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019.
2019
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  617.482044 BUR    AVAILABLE
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Description 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary "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 awkward situations and assumptions with humor and grace. On the surface, these essays are about day-to-day life as a wheelchair user with a degenerative disease, but they are actually about family, love, and coming of age."-- Amazon.
Subject Burcaw, Shane -- Health.
Spinal muscular atrophy -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
People with disabilities -- United States.
Genre Essays.
Autobiographies.
ISBN 1626727708
9781626727700
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