Easy Beauty

Easy Beauty A Memoir

First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

"Moving through the world in a body that looks different than most, Jones learned on to factor "pain calculations" into every plan, every situation. She was born with a rare congenital condition called sacral agenesis, which affects both the stature and gait, and so her pain is physical. But there is also the pain of being judged and pitied for her appearance, of being dismissed as "less than." The way she has been seen--or not seen--has informed her lens on the world for her entire life... But after unexpectedly becoming a mother (in violation of unspoken social taboos about the disabled body), she feels something in her shift, and Jones sets off on a journey across the globe, reclaiming the spaces she'd been denied and had denied herself. From the bars and domestic spaces of her life in Brooklyn to sculpture gardens in Rome; from film festivals in Utah to a Beyoncé concert in Milan; from a tennis tournament in California to the Killin

Book information

ISBN: 9781982151997
Publisher: Avid Reader Press
Imprint: Avid Reader Press
Pub date:
Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 490g
Height: 161mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 28mm