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The Resource Breath : a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir, Martha Mason ; foreword by Anne Rivers Siddons ; introduction by Charles Cornwell

Breath : a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir, Martha Mason ; foreword by Anne Rivers Siddons ; introduction by Charles Cornwell

Label
Breath : a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir
Title
Breath
Title remainder
a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Martha Mason ; foreword by Anne Rivers Siddons ; introduction by Charles Cornwell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mason shares her remarkable, inspiring story. After contracting polio as a young girl Mason lived a record 61 of her 71 years in an iron lung until her death in 2009, but she never let the 800-pound cylinder define her
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
362.1968350092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Breath : a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir, Martha Mason ; foreword by Anne Rivers Siddons ; introduction by Charles Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes reading group guide
  • Originally published: Asheboro, N.C. : Down Home Press, c2003
Contents
Living on the edge when you don't know tea from turnips -- My fair helper -- A thin white curtain -- My best friend -- The miracle of the unwrapping -- Rescued by Wonderful Wanda, Prozac, and a dragon -- Christmas Eve, 1945 -- Lattimore in the late forties -- A farm of my own -- Boys -- Pulling another Br'er Rabbit -- A spider's web -- The long yellow barrel -- Mrs. Lee's Pythias -- My hometown collectibles -- From the Order of the Border to the Society of Phi Beta Kappa -- You can go home again -- Mother's merry twilight -- April 15, 1998 -- The old girls try ostrich burgers
Control code
ocn462908243
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Bloomsbury USA ed.
Extent
xxvi, 342 p.
Isbn
9781608191192
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)462908243
Label
Breath : a lifetime in the rhythm of an iron lung : a memoir, Martha Mason ; foreword by Anne Rivers Siddons ; introduction by Charles Cornwell
Publication
Note
  • Includes reading group guide
  • Originally published: Asheboro, N.C. : Down Home Press, c2003
Contents
Living on the edge when you don't know tea from turnips -- My fair helper -- A thin white curtain -- My best friend -- The miracle of the unwrapping -- Rescued by Wonderful Wanda, Prozac, and a dragon -- Christmas Eve, 1945 -- Lattimore in the late forties -- A farm of my own -- Boys -- Pulling another Br'er Rabbit -- A spider's web -- The long yellow barrel -- Mrs. Lee's Pythias -- My hometown collectibles -- From the Order of the Border to the Society of Phi Beta Kappa -- You can go home again -- Mother's merry twilight -- April 15, 1998 -- The old girls try ostrich burgers
Control code
ocn462908243
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Bloomsbury USA ed.
Extent
xxvi, 342 p.
Isbn
9781608191192
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)462908243

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