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The Child Who Never Grew
A Memoir
VerfasserIn: Buck, Pearl S.
Verfasserangabe: Pearl S. Buck
Jahr: 2012
Verlag: Open Road Media
Mediengruppe: eBook
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A "groundbreaking" memoir about raising a special-needs daughter in an era of misinformation and prejudice—a classic that helped transform our perceptions (Publishers Weekly). It was my child who taught me to understand so clearly that all people are equal in their humanity and that all have the same human rights. Pearl S. Buck is known today for earning a Nobel Prize in Literature and for such New York Times–bestselling novels as The Good Earth. What many do not know is that she wrote that great work of art with the motivation of paying for a special school for her oldest daughter, Carol, who had a rare developmental disorder. What was called "mental retardation" at the time—though some used crueler terms—was a disability that could cause great suffering and break a parent's heart. There was little awareness of how to deal with such children, and as a result some were simply hidden...
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VerfasserIn: Buck, Pearl S.
VerfasserInnenangabe: Pearl S. Buck
Jahr: 2012
Verlag: Open Road Media
E-Medium: Download E-Medium
ISBN: 978-1-4532-6359-4
Sprache: en
Mediengruppe: eBook