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Laughing at My Nightmare - Shane Burcaw
Laughing at My Nightmare
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With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a... show more
With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life threatening disease.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781250080103 (125008010X)
ASIN: 125008010X
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Category:
Young Adult
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.0 Laughing At My Nightmare
This novel got my attention as it sounded funny but it really didn’t have me in stitches. Shane shows us his life with spinal muscular atrophy. Say what? Shane has a neuromuscular disease which causes his muscles to deteriorate over time. Shane was born with this disease and has been in a wheelchair...
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0.0 Laughing at my Nightmare by Shane Burcaw
(Description nicked from B&N.com.) “With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw’s Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his s...
Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it
5.0 Laughing at My Nightmare
I received an ARC through Netgalley with the agreement that I post a review.I enjoyed this book immensely because of Burcaw's honest voice and biting wit. We share the same disability. I could certainly relate to a lot of his experiences and stories.
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