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Nothing Is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. If we can conquer outer space, we can conquer inner space, too. Christopher Reeve has mastered the art of tur

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 183 reviews
Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people. But by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits, including an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes, had e

Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey with an Exceptional Labrador
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence. Stephen Kuusisto was born legally blind - but he was also raised in the 1950s and taught to deny his blindness in order to ''pass'' as sighted. Stephen attended public school, rode a bike, and read books pressed right up against his nose. As an adult, he coped with his limited vision by

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Dazzlingly, daringly written, marrying the thoughtful originality of Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts with the revelatory power of Neurotribes and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, this propulsive, stunning book illuminates the experience of living with schizophrenia like never before.  Writer Sandra Allen did not know their uncle Bob very well. As a child, Sandy had been told Bob was ''crazy'', that he had spent time in mental hospitals while growing up in Berkeley in the 60s and 70s.

Tough as They Come
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple-amputee injuries. This is one soldier's story. Thousands of soldiers die every year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was sure that he would become another statistic when, during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was caught in an IED blast four days before his 25th birthday. Against the odds, he lived, but at a severe cost - Travis became one of only

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease
By Books on Tape
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
For many years a panelist on The McLaughlin Group, Morton Kondracke recounts his passionate and volatile marriage to Millicent Martinez, the Mexican-American daughter of a radical labor organizer. In 1987, after 20 years of marriage, Milly learned the shattering news that she had Parkinson's disease. Despite the devastating physical and emotional effects of the disease, for which a cure has not yet been found, the marriage grew stronger and deeper. Kondracke's moving and remarkably frank

Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
One of the world's 50 living autistic savants is the first and only to tell his compelling and inspiring life story and explain how his incredible mind works. Worldwide, there are fewer than 50 living savants, those autistic individuals who can perform miraculous mental calculations or artistic feats. (Think Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man.) Until now, none of them has been able to discuss his or her thought processes, much less write a book. Daniel Tammet is the first. Tammet's

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
National Book Critics Circle Award, Nonfiction, 2013 From the National Book Award-winning author of the ''brave...deeply humane...open-minded, critically informed, and poetic'' (The New York Times) The Noonday Demon, comes a game-changer of a book about the impact of extreme personal and cultural difference between parents and children. A brilliant and utterly original thinker, Andrew Solomon's journey began from his experience of being the gay child of straight parents. He wondered how

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 151 reviews
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism - because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin delivers a report from the country of autism. Writing from the dual perspectives of a scientist and an autistic person, she tells us how that

Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey
By Hachette Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
For the 10th anniversary of this beloved, heartwarming true story, Hachette Audio is releasing an audiobook edition, read by the author. Beth is a spirited woman with an intellectual disability who spends nearly every day riding the buses in her Pennsylvania city. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community. Beth, who lives independently and has a boyfriend, is a joyful, endearing, and feisty individual. Her single sister, Rachel, a writer and

My Stroke of Luck
By HarperAudio
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ean: 9780060081416, isbn: 0060081414,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 245 reviews
In the six decades since he took to the stage and screen, Kirk Douglas has starred in eighty-three films, nine plays, written seven books, and made a remarkable commitment to humanitarian causes world-wide. Now in My Stroke of Luck, his vivid and very personal reflection upon his extraordinary life, Kirk Douglas finally completes his story by offering a candid and heartfelt memoir of where it all went right.Written in his own words, Kirk offers tender vignettes of his childhood, family, and the

The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love; Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781504736152, isbn: 150473615X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
From two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene comes a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief, emotional, physical, and cognitive disability, and post-traumatic stress disorder.The Underdogs tells the story of Karen Shirk, felled at age twenty-four by a neuromuscular disease and facing life as a ventilator-dependent, immobile patient, who was turned down by every service dog agency in the country

About Alice
By Random House Audio
SKU: #2150699812
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sku: 2150699812, ean: 9780739342169, isbn: 0739342169,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 243 reviews
In Calvin Trillin’s antic tales of family life, she was portrayed as the wife who had “a weird predilection for limiting our family to three meals a day” and the mother who thought that if you didn’t go to every performance of your child’s school play, “the county would come and take the child.” Now, five years after her death, her husband offers this loving portrait of Alice Trillin off the page–an educator who was equally at home teaching at a university or a drug treatment

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