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The Resource The world I fell out of, Melanie Reid ; foreword by Andrew Marr

The world I fell out of, Melanie Reid ; foreword by Andrew Marr

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The world I fell out of
Title
The world I fell out of
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Melanie Reid ; foreword by Andrew Marr
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Language
eng
Summary
Is this what it feels like, I thought, losing everything? Steel shutters were clanging down in my head: I dared not even think about my son, just emerging from his teenage years, or of my sorry future. But I could safely bear witness and carry on writing in my head. A correspondent from a hidden war. On Good Friday, 2010 Melanie Reid fell from her horse, breaking her neck and fracturing her lower back. She was 52. Paralysed from the top of her chest down, she was to spend almost a full year in hospital, determinedly working towards gaining as much movement in her limbs as possible, and learning to navigate her way through a world that had previously been invisible to her. As a journalist Melanie had always turned to words and now, on a spinal ward peopled by an extraordinary array of individuals who were similarly at sea, she decided that writing would be her life-line. The World I Fell Out Of is an account of that year, and of those that followed. It is the untold 'back story' behind Melanie's award-winning 'Spinal Column' in The Times Magazine and a testament to 'the art of getting on with it'
Biography type
autobiography
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Reid, Melanie
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Marr, Andrew
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  • Reid, Melanie
  • Quadriplegics
Target audience
adult
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Label
The world I fell out of, Melanie Reid ; foreword by Andrew Marr
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251255464
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 384 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008291372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The world I fell out of, Melanie Reid ; foreword by Andrew Marr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251255464
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 384 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008291372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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