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Of the 15,000 nursing homes in the US, how many are places you'd want to visit, much less live in? Now that people are living longer, this question is more important than ever, particularly for people with disabilities. We must transform long-term care into an experience we and our loved ones can face without dread. It can be done. The Penelope Project shows how.

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Published May, 2016
By David N. Wetzel
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Painstakingly pieces together evidence from letters, newspaper reports, hospital records, mug shots, and published reminiscences of Francis Schlatter to find out what really happened to him. In doing so, David N. Wetzel uncovers a historical puzzle of lies, deception, and betrayal, and offers a tantalizing look into a nineteenth-century messiah and his twentieth-century reincarnations.

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Published September, 2015
By Daneen Wardrop
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the wellknown Louisa May Alcott to lesser known figures such as Elvira Powers and Julia Wheelock. As a subgenre of war literature, the Civil War nurse narrative offered realistic reportage of medical experiences.

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Published April, 2013
By Jody McAuliffe
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Published April, 2013
By Robin Hemley and Professor Robin Hemley
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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While reconstructing the life of his schizophrenic sister, who died at the age of 25, Hemley discovers instead the terrible magic writing can yield. Photos & illustrations.

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Published March, 2013
By Professor Thomas Doherty
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Originally published: Madison, Wis.: Spenser-Hoyt, c2007.

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Published March, 2009
By S. L. Wisenberg
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Drawing on personal, literary, and historical sources - from Jewish liturgy to the first crude mastectomies, from Anne Frank to Emma Goldman, this title creates an image of a politically engaged, self-aware (sometimes neurotic) woman facing a daunting disease with humor, well-founded fear, and keen intelligence.

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Published March, 2009
By Suzanne Poirier
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
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Published March, 2009
By David Watts
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Published November, 2008
By John Canady
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