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Author Girma, Haben, 1988- author.

Title Haben : the deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law / Haben Girma.

Publication Info. New York : Twelve, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    92 Girma,H GIR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description vi, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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Contents When they took my father -- The expeditions begin -- War -- Gender and a load of bull -- Key be key -- Dancing in enchanted hills -- Dishing up trouble -- Water fights in the desert -- Lost in the African night -- Guarding a secret from the village -- The latrine -- Untangling love and control -- The chapter my parents shouldn't read -- Play like no one's watching -- A positive blindness philosophy -- I don't believe fairy tales, except this one -- Ableism and the art of the blind -- Never, ever, run from a bear -- Alaska gives me the cold, harsh truth -- The little dog that makes earthquakes -- Love is following me up an iceberg -- The first deafblind student at Harvard Law -- Kicking butt, legally speaking -- The White House ADA celebration -- Epilogue -- A brief guide to increasing access for people with disabilities.
Summary "The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage." -- From summary.
Subject Girma, Haben, 1988-
Lawyers with disabilities -- United States -- Biography.
Women lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title Deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law
ISBN 9781538728727 (hardcover)
1538728729 (hardcover)
9781478992813 (audio download)
9781538728710 (ebook)

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