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Anne Finger

Anne Finger has taught creative writing at Wayne State University in Detroit and at the University of Texas at Austin and is the author of a collection of short stories, an autobiographical essay, and a novel. She was the president of the Society for Disability Studies and continues to be active in the disability rights movement. She lives in Oakland, California.  

Elegy for a Disease

Anne Finger
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

During the first half of the twentieth century, epidemics of polio caused fear and panic, killing some who contracted the disease, leaving others with varying degrees of paralysis. The defeat of...

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