Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse

Product Number: EB00726935
Released: Apr 30, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781626727694
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
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Description

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.

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Author(s): Shane Burcaw
Original Publish Date: Apr 30, 2019

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