By Gloria Paris

ISBN-10: 0786459395

ISBN-13: 9780786459391

This dramatic memoir recounts one woman’s event with skeletal tuberculosis, which she reduced in size on the age of 5 within the Thirties. It recounts her subsequent 9 years residing in tuberculosis sanatoriums the place she underwent many remedies for the disorder and was once ultimately published while she was once 14. regardless of her next disablement, she went directly to marry and feature 3 teenagers, paintings as a micro-biologist, practice as a comedienne, and function an recommend for minority teams. by means of turns deeply affecting and hilarious, this memoir presents a glimpse right into a still-dangerous disorder and is a testomony to the ability of human perseverance and hope.

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