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LIFE ON DELAY Making Peace with a Stutter

by | Read by George Newbern

Biography & Memoir • 7.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

George Newbern performs this memoir by a journalist who became famous after he wrote about President Biden's stutter and how he overcame it. Hendrickson, who also has a stutter, shares his childhood experiences of visiting speech therapists and trying to work around his disability. Newbern captures Hendrickson's anguish over encounters with internalized ableism and an educational system that wasn't equipped to help students with disabilities. As Hendrickson describes his research into his speech impediment, Newbern delivers the sounds of different types of stutters, as described in detail in the audiobook. With his ability to create emotional intimacy between the text and the listener, Newbern demonstrates his impressive skills as a narrator. K.D.W. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2023]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2023

DD ISBN 9780593627723 $17.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2023

DD ISBN 9780593627730 $66.50

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