The Resource It's my world too : accepting challenges, embracing life, Homer L. Page, (electronic resource)

It's my world too : accepting challenges, embracing life, Homer L. Page, (electronic resource)

Label
It's my world too : accepting challenges, embracing life
Title
It's my world too
Title remainder
accepting challenges, embracing life
Statement of responsibility
Homer L. Page
Title variation
  • It is my world too
  • Accepting challenges, embracing life
Title variation remainder
it's my world too
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1941, on a farm outside Troy, Missouri, a boy named Homer Page was born. Blind since birth, Homer has lived his life in vibrant determination to be a part of the game. He has known success and failure, felt hope and heartache, and experienced joy and despair. He struggled to find the courage to act and the wisdom to accept what he could not change. Through it all, he never let circumstances become limitations. Homer received two letters in wrestling from the University of Missouri, earned his doctorate from the University of Chicago, and went on to teach at the University of Colorado. He later pursued and enjoyed a career in elective office. He is a leader in the disability rights movement and has lectured on the topic of the rehabilitation of the blind in both Sweden and Poland. In this memoir, he shares the story of his life the challenges and disappointments that he overcame on the way to a meaningful and successful personal and professional career. But he also tells a larger story about living with disability in mainstream America. Homer explores the joy and pain that he and others have experienced as American society has changed over the past seventy years. Most of all, however, his is the story of a realist who refuses to give up. In the end, it is a story of the affirmation of life and the joy of living
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Page, Homer L
Dewey number
  • 362.41092
  • [B]
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Page, Homer L
  • Blind
  • Blind
  • People with visual disabilities
  • People with visual disabilities
  • Politicians with disabilities
  • Universities and colleges
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Missouri
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
It's my world too : accepting challenges, embracing life, Homer L. Page, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12085638
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Publication
Distribution
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
MWT12085638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12085638
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12085638
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
It's my world too : accepting challenges, embracing life, Homer L. Page, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12085638
Publication
Distribution
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
MWT12085638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12085638
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12085638
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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