Author(s): Sandra Gail Lambert
After contracting polio as a kid, Sandra Gail Lambert stepped forward from braces and crutches to a handbook wheelchair to an influence wheelchairbut loneliness has remained a relentless, from the wild claustrophobia of a kid in frame casts to simply the day before today, trapped at house, gasping from ache. A Certain Loneliness is a meditative and attractive memoir-in-essays that explores the intersection of incapacity, queerness, and feminine want with frankness and humor.
Lambert items the adventures of flourishing inside of an international of unsure tomorrows: kayaking on my own thru swamps with alligators negotiating planes, trains, and ski lifts scoring unfastened medication from bad males getting trapped in a too-deep snow glide with out crutches. A Certain Loneliness is literature of the frame, palpable and provide, during which Lamberts lifelong battle with isolation and independencecomplete with tiresome frustrations, slapstick moments, and grand triumphsare wound up within the lengthy historical past of humanitys courting to the flora and fauna.