Lawrence Public Library

Easy beauty, a memoir, Chloé Cooper Jones - hardcover

"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 ways 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."--Dust jacket flap
Literary Form
non fiction
First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
Physical Description
272 pages, 24 cm

Library Locations

  • Lawrence Public Library

    51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA, 01841, US