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001    ocn952275963 
003    OCoLC 
005    20161012023450.0 
008    160618s2016    mau      b    000 0beng   
010      2016007675 
020    9780807019313|q(hardback) 
020    0807019313|q(hardback) 
035    (OCoLC)952275963 
040    DLC|beng|erda|cDLC|dSFR|dYDX|dOU9 
042    pcc 
043    n-us--- 
049    CKEA 
050 00 HQ759.913|b.B469 2016 
082 00 649/.151092|aB|223 
084    BIO026000|aSOC029000|2bisacsh 
092    649.1510 
100 1  Bérubé, Michael,|d1961-|eauthor. 
245 10 Life as Jamie knows it :|ban exceptional child grows up /
       |cMichael Berube. 
264  1 Boston :|bBeacon Press,|c2016. 
300    224 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
520    "The story of Jamie Berube's journey to adulthood and a 
       meditation on disability in American life Published in 
       1996, Life as We Know It introduced Jamie Berube to the 
       world as a sweet, bright, gregarious little boy who loves 
       the Beatles, pizza, and making lists. At four, he is like 
       many young people his age, but his Down syndrome leads 
       most people to see him only in terms of his disability. 
       Twenty years later, Jamie is no longer little, though he 
       still loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists. In Life 
       as Jamie Knows It, Michael Berube chronicles his son's 
       growth and his growing love of the world, writing as both 
       a disability studies scholar and as a father. He follows 
       Jamie through the transitions within his family and home 
       life, through his school years, through the complicated 
       process of entering the workforce with a disability. In a 
       book that joins stirring memoir and sharp philosophical 
       inquiry, Berube guides us through the labyrinth of ethical
       issues surrounding how we approach disability and uses 
       Jamie's story to argue for a deeper understanding of 
       disability that challenges us to move toward a more just, 
       more inclusive society"--|cProvided by publisher. 
600 10 Bérubé, Michael,|d1961- 
600 10 Bérubé, Jamie. 
650  0 Parents of children with disabilities|zUnited States
       |vBiography. 
650  0 Children with mental disabilities|zUnited States
       |vBiography. 
650  0 People with mental disabilities|zUnited States|vBiography.
650  0 Down syndrome|zUnited States|vCase studies. 
650  7 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.|2bisacsh 
650  7 SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities.|2bisacsh 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aBérubé, Michael, 1961- author.|tLife as
       Jamie knows it|dBoston : Beacon Press, 2016|z9780807019320
       |w(DLC) 2016029597 
994    92|bCKE 
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