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Life as We Know It : A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child - 96 edition

Life as We Know It : A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child (ISBN10: 0679758666; ISBN13: 9780679758662)
ISBN13: 978-0679758662
ISBN10: 0679758666

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0679442233
ISBN10: 0679442235

Summary: When Jamie Bérubé was born with Down syndrome in 1991, he was immediately subject to the medical procedures, insurance guidelines, policies, and representations that surround every child our society designates as disabled. In this wrenching yet ultimately inspiring book, Jamie's father, literary scholar Michael Bérubé, describes not only the challenges of raising his son but the challenge of seeing him as a person rather than as a medical,
genetic, or social problem.
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Summary: When Jamie Bérubé was born with Down syndrome in 1991, he was immediately subject to the medical procedures, insurance guidelines, policies, and representations that surround every child our society designates as disabled. In this wrenching yet ultimately inspiring book, Jamie's father, literary scholar Michael Bérubé, describes not only the challenges of raising his son but the challenge of seeing him as a person rather than as a medical, genetic, or social problem.
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Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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