Polio Boys PDF/EPUB º Paperback
- 200 pages
- Polio Boys
- James W. Ure
- 06 June 2014 James W. Ure
❰PDF / Epub❯ ☄ Polio Boys Author James W. Ure – Buyprobolan50.co.uk James Ure’s remembrance of his father’s childhood is as vivid as Stephen King’s Stand by Me conjuring for readers another time and place—one that will be familiar to older readers with a James Ure’s remembrance of his father’s childhood is as vivid as Stephen King’s Stand by Me conjuring for readers another time and place—one that will be familiar to older readers with a memory of the polio pandemic and of interest to a younger generation because Ure writes with such honesty Despite being raised a Mormon James’s namesake father “Jimmy” took to smoking drinking and swearing at an early age An even greater break with his culture was his interest in reading everything in sight at the local library a young person’s entry into a world beyond the limits of Depression era Utah As the firstborn son of a voluble and controlling father Jimmy was diagnosed with polio as a child one of thirty million victims worldwide but he could never forgive the Mormon elders for promising him a recovery that never came As with many polio victims the affliction returned to plague him as he aged James learned the details of these experiences in his father’s outpourings Puzzling over why fate created such dramatic mood swings in a man so dear to him he decided to write his father’s story and determine how polio shaped his own life.