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Author Burcaw, Shane, author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2019]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction  New Shelf  617.482 BUR    Available
 GDL Library Connection Teen Non-Fiction  New Shelf  617.482 BUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Non-Fiction  New Shelf  YA 617.482 BUR    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Young Adult, On Order.
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Contents Introduction -- Eighth-grade pee fiasco -- Ron -- Locked out -- Road rage and rag dolls -- Strangers assume my girlfriend is my nurse -- Buffalo -- Readdit -- Laughing at our nightmare -- Jerika -- Beaufort -- Rant -- Deadly ducks and cheese curds -- The elevator -- San Francisco -- Hannah and Shane take Manhattan -- Adaption -- Your complete guide to Shane's sex life -- Another bathroom story -- Coughing -- If I could walk -- Spinraza -- StankTour -- The move.
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 -- Juvenile literature.
Spinal muscular atrophy -- Patients -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Essays.
Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781626727700 : $18.99
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