The Resource The child who never grew: : a memoir, Pearl S. Buck, (ebook)

The child who never grew: : a memoir, Pearl S. Buck, (ebook)

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The child who never grew: : a memoir
Title
The child who never grew:
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Pearl S. Buck
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Language
eng
Summary
Pearl S. Buck's groundbreaking memoir, hailed by James Michener as 'spiritually moving,' about raising a child with a rare developmental disorder. The Child Who Never Grew is Buck's candid memoir of her relationship with her oldest daughter, who was born with a rare type of mental retardation. A forerunner of its kind, the memoir was published in 1950 and helped demolish the cruel taboos surrounding learning disabilities. Buck describes life with her daughter, Carol, whose special needs led Buck to send her to one of the best schools for disabled children in the United States, which she paid for in part by writing The Good Earth, her multimillion-selling classic novel. ̀Brave and touching, The Child Who Never Grew is a heartrending memoir of parenting. As Buck writes, 'I learned respect and reverence for every human mind. It was my child who taught me to understand so clearly that all people are equal in their humanity and that all have the same human rights.' ̀This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck, including rare images from the author's estate
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1892-1973
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Buck, Pearl S.
Dewey number
362.3/3/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Parents of children with disabilities
  • Children with mental disabilities
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
The child who never grew: : a memoir, Pearl S. Buck, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453263594
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561766
Specific material designation
remote
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11561766
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MWT11561766
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The child who never grew: : a memoir, Pearl S. Buck, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453263594
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561766
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11561766
System control number
MWT11561766
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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