May 28

Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America

Posted by Soliloquy in Adults with disabilities | Kindle | Physically Disabled | Women with disabilities

In 1976 Gelya Frank began writing about the life of Diane DeVries, a woman born with all the physical and mental equipment she would need to live in our society–except arms and legs. Frank was 28 years old, DeVries 26. This remarkable book–by turns moving, funny, and revelatory–records the relationship that developed between the women over the next twenty years. An empathic listener and participant in DeVries’s life, and a scholar of the feminis… More >>

Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America

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