The Amputee's Guide to Sex
Tired of seeing “cripples” portrayed as asexual characters, Jillian Weise created this stunning lesson in desire and disease. The first section presents disability in a historical context, from the first “deaf and dumb” person granted the right to have sex to the surgeon who first cauterized war wounds. The middle section explores the physician as lover, and the final section depicts the rise and fall of a relationship. Characterized by a flesh-and-blood character, Holman, who also represents the larger tensions that arise between the abled and disabled.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
I admit that I'm generally skittish of poetry collections that have a clear over-arching idea to guide the full work, while still not being a narrative--too often, they're contrived and tiresome by ... Read full review
Review: The Amputee's Guide to SexUser Review - AJ Nogueira - Goodreads
Amazing content, mediocre form. Best pieces: Help Your Physician Better Understand Your Pain, The Body in Pain - probably the best piece in the book, a must read Read full review