Long Time, No See is certainly an inspiring story, but Beth Finke does not aim to inspire. Eschewing reassuring platitudes and sensational pleas for sympathy, she charts her struggles with juvenile diabetes, blindness, and a host of other hardships, sharing her feelings of despair and frustration as well as her hard-won triumphs. Rejecting the label "courageous, " she prefers to describe herself using the phrase her mother invoked in times of difficulty: "She did what she had to do." With unflinching candor and acerbic wit, ...

Long Time, No See 2004, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072192

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Long Time, No See 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252028274

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