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"Books" includes volumes written by physicians and researchers about the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. Biographical and autobiographical works about the polio experience dating from the 1950s to present are also included. 

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Walking Fingers: The Story of Polio and Those Who Lived With It

Aitken, Sally, D'Orazio, Helen, and Valin, Stewart (Editors)

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The Dance Goes On: The Life and Art of Elizabeth Twistington Higgins

Alexander, Marc

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When Polio Came Home

Anderson, Connie

Watch an interview with author Connie Anderson here.

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Limping through Life: A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir

Apps, Jerry

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God's Mountain

Ashwin, James

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The Post-Polio Experience: Psychological Insights and Coping Strategies for Polio Survivors and Their Families

Backman, Margaret E.

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Trapped: A Polio Victim's Fight for Life

Banister, Betty

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Horizontal Man

Bates, Paul and Pello, John

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Love, War & Polio: The Life and Times of Young Bill Porteous

Bazzett, Timothy James

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Flying Without Wings: Personal Reflections on Being Disabled

Beisser, Arnold R.

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