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8 edition of WAIST-HIGH IN THE WORL found in the catalog.

WAIST-HIGH IN THE WORL

by Nancy Mairs

  • 347 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Multiple sclerosis,
  • Sociology Of The Mentally And Physically Challenged,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Specific Groups - Special Needs,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Essays,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Literary,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945115M
    ISBN 100807070866
    ISBN 109780807070864

      Mairs's physical view of the world may be waist-high, but her intellectual and spiritual range is : $   Waist-High In The World: A Life Among the Nondisabled by Nancy Mairs in DOC, RTF, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

      Mairs writes with brutal honesty - about her body, her sexuality, about her family and friends, about the waist-high world around her. Unlike other works we've read, which have been as short as a poem, an essay, or a short story, we're going to stay with Mairs through an entire book. Reviewer: robert dorroh from Sonora, CA United States Nancy Mairs, with devastating honesty, chronicles life as a cripple (her choice of word) in poignant essays in "Waist High in the World."Beset with multiple sclerosis and bouts with clinical and situational depression, she offsets these stumbling blocks with joy, candor, eloquence, and cultural and political insights.5/5(5).

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In Waist-High in the World, Mairs explores in her inimitable voice the subject that has always been in the background of her writing, but which she takes on here for the first time at book-length - disability and the way it shapes a life. The result is a brave and beautiful book that will open new worlds 4/5(21).

Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled by Nancy Mairs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving.4/5. Go to Chapter One Section • Go to Book World's Review.

Waist-High in the World A Life Among the Nondisabled By Nancy Mairs Chapter One: Plunging In. I cannot begin to write this book.

In Waist-High in the World, Mairs explores in her inimitable voice the subject that has always been in the background of her writing, but which she takes on here for the first time at book-length - disability and the way it shapes a life. The result is a brave and beautiful book that will open new worlds for readers.4/5().

Waist High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled is her first attempt to capture for the reader the entirety of her private and public life with multiple sclerosis (MS). Waist-high in the world by Nancy Mairs; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social aspects, Multiple sclerosis, People with disabilities, Social aspects of Multiple sclerosis.

In Waist-High in the World, Mairs explores in her inimitable voice the subject that has always been in the background of her writing, but which she takes on here for the first time at book-length - disability and the way it shapes a life.

The result is a brave and beautiful book that will open new worlds. Summary Art Memoir written by fifty year old Nancy diagnosed with multiple sclerosis for over twenty years Purpose of memoir: so that others can relate to her in terms of having a disability and not feel alone Analysis/Themes Waist-High in the World Alexis Cymbolin, Ashton.

The Guinness World Records official site with ultimate record-breaking facts & achievements. Do you want to set a world record. Are you Officially Amazing. Waist-High in The World - Video Documentary of writer Nancy Mairs -   This [Mairs] wields like a finely crafted baton, leading her readers to an ever deeper understanding of the human condition.” —Yvonne Duffy, Detroit Free Press Waist-High in the World is mentioned in a Boston Globe feature on books about disabilities.

View the. Originally published: Boston: Beacon Press, Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages: In opening Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled, Nancy Mairs tells read-ers that “in embarking upon this book about disability, I have committed myself to spend months contemplating issues and experiences that mark mine as an undesirable, perhaps File Size: KB.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Waist-high in the world by Nancy Mairs,G.K. Hall edition, in English Waist-high in the world ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Waist High in the World is another installment in the spiritual autobiography of an extraordinary writer.

Nancy Mairs has had multiple sclerosis (MS) for 20 years. This debilitating disease gives the year-old Mairs the same view of the world that a six year old has when standing up. Ten more striking essays from the remarkable author of Ordinary Time () and Voice Lessons (). A bare-bones description of Mairs's situation&#;she has severe multiple sclerosis that is progressively worsening, and her caretaker husband has cancer with an uncertain prognosis- -might well deter the reader anxious to avoid either a depressing soap opera or a sentimental feel-good book Author: Nancy Mairs.

In Waist-High in the World, Mairs explores in her inimitable voice the subject that has always been in the background of her writing, but which she takes on here for the first time at book-length - 4/5(4).

About Waist-High in the World In a blend of intimate memoir and passionate advocacy, Nancy Mairs takes on the subject woven through all her writing: disability and its effect on life, work, and spirit. Also by Nancy Mairs See all books by Nancy Mairs.

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Title: Waist-High in the World: A life among the non disabled: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Mairs N. These are just two of the pointed stories Mairs tells about having M.S. in her new collection of essays, Waist High in the World.

The author--who has written about literature, feminism, and Roman Catholicism in Ordinary Time, Carnal Acts, and other books--brings intelligence, wit, and personal experience to her work.Waist High in the Wordl by Nancy Mairs; Waist-High in the World.

Growing up with multiple sclerosis for close to twenty years by the time she wrote the book, Nancy looks at the world the same way a child learning to walk does. She has enough reasons to believe .