Life as We Know it
A Father, a Family and an Exceptional Child
By (author) Michael Berube
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Life as We Know it by Michael Berube
Book DescriptionAn impassioned and moving account of a father's attempt to realize the full potential of his child, born with Down syndrome. In telling the story of his son's development during the crucial first four years of life--learning to walk and talk, to move into the world and the lives of those around him--Michael Berube engages the charged issues involved in James's growth.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679758662
(203mm x 133mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Pantheon Books Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Berube
Humanities, Higher Education, and Academic Freedom, Paperback (April 2015)
This book is a lively, passionate defence of contemporary work in the humanities, and, beyond that, of the university system that makes such work possible. The book's stark accounts of academic labour, and its proposals for reform of the tenure system, are novel, controversial, timely, and very necessary.
Left at War, Paperback (July 2011)» View all books by Michael Berube
A devastating account of the American left during wartime, and at war with itself
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Author Biography - Michael Berube
Michael Berube is director of the program for research in the humanities at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.He is the author of five books, including Public Access: Literary Theory and American Cultural Politics, and has written forThe New Yorker, The Village Voice, and many academic journals.He lives in Champaign, Illinois, with his wife, Janet Lyon, and their two sons, Nick and James."
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