The Resource Seven wheelchairs : a life beyond polio, Gary Presley

Seven wheelchairs : a life beyond polio, Gary Presley

Label
Seven wheelchairs : a life beyond polio
Title
Seven wheelchairs
Title remainder
a life beyond polio
Statement of responsibility
Gary Presley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1959, seventeen-year-old Gary Presley was standing in line, wearing his favorite cowboy boots and waiting for his final inoculation of Salk vaccine. Seven days later, a bad headache caused him to skip basketball practice, tell his dad that he was too ill to feed the calves, and walk from barn to bed with shaky, dizzying steps. He never walked again. By the next day, burning with the fever of polio, he was fastened into the claustrophobic cocoon of the iron lung that would be his home for the next three months. Set among the hardscrabble world of the Missouri Ozarks, sizzling with sarcasm an
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 362.1968350092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC181.U5
LC item number
P74 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Seven wheelchairs : a life beyond polio, Gary Presley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn297116273
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587297526
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25651870
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)297116273
  • pebcs1587297523

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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