Author(s): Sandra Gail Lambert
After contracting polio as a kid, Sandra Gail Lambert advanced from braces and crutches to a guide wheelchair to an influence wheelchairbut loneliness has remained a relentless, from the wild claustrophobia of a kid in frame casts to simply the day past, 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 need with frankness and humor.
Lambert items the adventures of flourishing inside of an international of unsure tomorrows: kayaking by myself 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, by which Lamberts lifelong combat with isolation and independencecomplete with tiresome frustrations, slapstick moments, and grand triumphsare wound up within the lengthy historical past of humanitys dating to the wildlife.