Living with Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors

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Polio was the most dreaded disease of twentieth-century America. Whenever and wherever it struck, hospitals filled with victims of the virus. Many experienced only temporary paralysis, but others faced a lifetime of disability. "Living with Polio" is the first book to focus primarily on the personal stories of the men and women who had acute polio and lived with its crippling consequences. Writing from his own experience as a polio survivor, Daniel J. Wilson shapes this impassioned book with the testimonials of more than ...

Living with Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors 2007, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226901046

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Living with Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226901039

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