Persea Books

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STARRED REVIEW

Places I’ve Taken My Body

Whether traveling Italy in a wheelchair or managing a classroom of Texas adolescents, Molly McCully Brown offers poetic insight about her experiences.

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Review of ‘Places I’ve Taken My Body’

Travel. Sex. Work. Living alone. They’re universal topics, but for women, they’re often accompanied by societal expectations and restrictions. And for Molly McCully Brown, these realities are even further restrained.

From birth, Brown has been without complete control of her physical self. She and her twin were born early—too early. Her twin, Frances, died. Brown…

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