A Body, Undone

A Body, Undone

Living on After Great Pain

Book - 2016
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Shortly after her 50th birthday in 2003, Crosby was in a bicycle accident that paralyzed her, and here shares her experience of living her new life.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781479833535
Branch Call Number: 362.43092 C8835b 2016
Characteristics: xi, 213 pages ; 22 cm

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Bonus slightly older book! SO good and so worthwhile if you're a memoir aficionado, and it's very hard to find good writing about disability that isn't "inspirational" treacle, especially from her perspective as a lesbian and someone with disabled family members, talking about grief, cl... Read More »

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PimaLib_JB Jun 11, 2018

One of the better disability memoirs out there, with a lot to say about bodies, queerness, and family ties. Crosby strikes a tone somewhere between visceral, matter-of-fact, and thoughtful, and cheerfully avoids any pressure to reify "inspirational" tropes.


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PimaLib_JB Jun 11, 2018

One of the better disability memoirs out there, with a lot to say about bodies, queerness, and family ties. Crosby strikes a tone somewhere between visceral, matter-of-fact, and thoughtful, and cheerfully avoids any pressure to reify "inspirational" tropes.

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