The View From Down Here : Life as a Young Disabled Woman-9780241612767

The View From Down Here : Life as a Young Disabled Woman by Webster, Lucy

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Author: Webster, Lucy

Memoirs

Published on 7 September 2023 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd (DK) in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 208 pages
221 x 141 x 21 | 366g

Women's lives are shaped by sexism and expectations. Disabled people's lives are shaped by ableism and a complete lack of expectations. But what happens when you're subjected to both sets of rules?This powerful, honest, hilarious and furious memoir from journalist and advocate Lucy Webster looks at life at the intersection; the struggles, the joys and the unseen realities of being a disabled woman. From navigating the worlds of education and work, dating and friendship; to managing care; contemplating motherhood; and learning to accept your body against a pervasive narrative that it is somehow broken and in need of fixing, The View From Down Here shines a light on what it really means to move through the world as a disabled woman.