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The Resource I'm walking as straight as I can : transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond, Geri Jewell ; with Ted Nichelson

I'm walking as straight as I can : transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond, Geri Jewell ; with Ted Nichelson

Label
I'm walking as straight as I can : transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond
Title
I'm walking as straight as I can
Title remainder
transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Geri Jewell ; with Ted Nichelson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born with cerebral palsy, Geri Jewell inspired a generation of young people when she became the first person with a disability to appear in a recurring role on prime-time television, with her groundbreaking character on the sitcom The facts of life. This candid memoir details her experiences from her traumatic birth to her rise to stardom as a stand-up comic to becoming a television star, followed by a downward spiral, tax problems, drug addiction, marriage, and an accident that nearly claimed her life
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jewell, Geri
Dewey number
791.4502/8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.J57
LC item number
A3 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nichelson, Ted
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewell, Geri
  • Actors with disabilities
  • Comedians with disabilities
  • Cerebral palsied
  • Jewell, Geri
  • Acteurs handicapés
  • Comiques handicapés
  • Infirmes moteurs cérébraux
Label
I'm walking as straight as I can : transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond, Geri Jewell ; with Ted Nichelson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn676725215
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[xi], 252 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781550228830
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676725215
  • a996311
Label
I'm walking as straight as I can : transcending disability in Hollywood and beyond, Geri Jewell ; with Ted Nichelson
Publication
Control code
ocn676725215
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[xi], 252 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781550228830
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676725215
  • a996311

Library Locations

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