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Wheels of courage : how paralyzed veterans from World War II invented wheelchair sports, fought for disability rights, and inspired a nation

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Based on veterans' first-hand accounts, the author shares paralyzed WWII veterans' experiences pioneering the sport of wheelchair basketball, as well as their post-war life experiences and their impact on the disability rights movement.

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Lyons Public Library 796.32 DAV (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 1546084649
  • ISBN: 9781546084648
  • Physical Description: 394 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Nashville [Tennessee] ; Center Street, 2020.

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Based on veterans' first-hand accounts, the author shares paralyzed WWII veterans' experiences pioneering the sport of wheelchair basketball, as well as their post-war life experiences and their impact on the disability rights movement.
Subject: Wheelchair basketball > History.
Paralytics > United States > Anecdotes.
World War, 1939-1945 > Veterans > Anecdotes.
People with disabilities > Civil rights > United States.


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