The Cripple Liberation Front Marching Band Blues

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9780917320095: The Cripple Liberation Front Marching Band Blues

A book about sickness, disease, hospitals, doctors, learning how to walk (again), learning how to love (again) as well as fear, anger, rage, passion, Spain, gay discovery and redemption.

It was featured on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," and included in Susan Stamberg's new book "Talk," drawn from her many years of interviewing for NPR.

The first chapter was also a winner of The Pushcart Prize, and parts of the book appeared in Hippocrates Magazine.

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...[a] brilliant writer...this is the work of a major talent... -- Booklist

...a beautiful, horrible, depressing, exhilarating book... -- The Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

...not for the fainthearted, nor can it be appreciated by those who believe that books ought not to grab your guts and twist them...a maelstrom of rhapsodic, horribly beautiful prose...a passionate immediacy and a lyrical extravagance that hamstring criticism... achieves marvelous beauty. -- The New York Times Book Review

The most passionate and eloquent book I've read in years. More than about person or illness, it's a soaring plea for health and the sanity of the world... -- Studs Terkel

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