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Author Williams, Marie Sheppard, 1931-

Title The worldwide church of the handicapped : and other stories / by Marie Sheppard Williams.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minn. : Coffee House Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  362.4 WIL    Withdrawn
Description 220 pages ; 22 cm
Contents The worldwide church of the handicapped -- Miracle -- A blight on society -- The dwarf collector -- Poor Raymond -- Emont Sternick says hello -- Raymond and the rip-off, or, Why I write stories -- The prettiest girl in Eau Claire -- Hor-ghay-loo-ees-bor-g-hais -- Wilma Bremer's funeral -- The night class -- The sun, the rain -- The hardware store -- The fall of a sparrow -- The book of dreams.
Summary A collection of irreverent and forthright stories on the world of the handicapped, narrated by Joan, a social worker. As she documents the evolution of the disabled amid their challenges and despair, Joan discovers normality can be its own type of disability.
Subject Williams, Marie Sheppard, 1931-
Social work with people with disabilities -- Minnesota -- Anecdotes.
People with disabilities -- Minnesota -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 1566890470 paperback
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