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My Dyslexia

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ISBN-10: 0393079643

ISBN-13: 9780393079647

Edition: 2011

Authors: Philip Schultz

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Despite winning the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2008, Philip Schultz could never shake the feeling of being exiled to the "dummy class" in school, where he was largely ignored by his teachers and peers and not expected to succeed. Not until many years later, when his oldest son was diagnosed with dyslexia, did Schultz realize that he suffered from the same condition. In his moving memoir, Schultz traces his difficult childhood and his new understanding of his early years. In doing so, he shows how a boy who did not learn to read until he was eleven went on to become a prize-winning poet by sheer force of determination. His balancing act#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;life as a member of a family with not…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Philip Schultz is the author of collections of poetry including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Failure, and the memoir My Dyslexia. He is the founder and director of the Writers Studio and lives in East Hampton, New York.