Logo

Benevolence : From Guatemala to Goa On a Zimmer Frame

Small book cover: Benevolence : From Guatemala to Goa On a Zimmer Frame

Benevolence : From Guatemala to Goa On a Zimmer Frame
by

Publisher: Project Gutenberg
Number of pages: 158

Description:
In 1946, at the age of one, I contracted Polio. Suddenly, a world of infinite possibilities collapsed in upon me. Everything was now a struggle: breathing, lifting my arms, learning to walk. Nothing came easily. And the suffering wasn't just physical. Gradually, I learned about rejection. The subtle, and not so subtle messages that society delivers to the weak and deformed...

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(28MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: A Gallery of EccentricsA Gallery of Eccentrics
by - Minton, Balch
Odd ducks, Limited! That is what this book is about. Twelve biographies of people who are different from the rest of us. Different, does not mean evil or overly kinky. There are two sides to 'Normal': The abnormally good and the abnormally bad.
(4934 views)
Book cover: Diary of a SuicideDiary of a Suicide
by - A. and C. Boni
The body of a well-dressed young man was found off Manhattan Beach, Sept. 28th. In his pockets a torn photograph of Strindberg and receipts for three registered letters were found. These receipts were traced to Mr. Herts and to friends in Toronto.
(6944 views)
Book cover: Life of BeethovenLife of Beethoven
by - Henry Colburn Pub.
The life of Beethoven, including his correspondence with his friends, numerous characteristic traits, and remarks on his musical works. The work was first published in 1840 and had a great deal of influence on later Beethoven biography.
(6244 views)
Book cover: God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His TimesGod's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times
by - Mises Institute
The classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller. Flynn shows how Rockefeller employed the tools of capitalism to become enormously rich, and how this unleashed the most unexpected backlash from anti-capitalists of all sorts.
(13142 views)