The remarkable story of “outsider” artist Judith Scott, who was institutionalized for more than thirty years before being rescued by her sister
From birth, fraternal twins Judith and Joyce Scott lived as if they were one person in two bodies, understanding instinctively what the other wanted and felt, despite the fact that Judy had Down syndrome, profound deafness, and never learned to speak or sign. But this idyllic childhood of color, texture, and feeling ended abruptly when, at age seven, Judy was taken from their shared bed while Joyce slept, not knowing that the wholeness they had known was being shattered.
For the next three decades, Joyce is left without her other half and must grieve unexpected loss while navigating her relationship with an emotionally distant mother
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|Size: ||4.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Beacon Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780807051412 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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