After writing, editing, and rewriting for over two years, I’m thrilled to bring this book into the world.
Publishers Weekly, the insider’s guide to the book world, released an enthusiastic review:
“With wit and passion, Haben, a disability rights lawyer, public speaker, and the first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law, takes readers through her often unaccommodating world… This is a heartwarming memoir of a woman who champions access and dignity for all.”
PW Starred Review.
The book comes out on August 6.
You can preorder it on Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, Powells, Target, and Walmart.
The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage.
Haben grew up spending summers with her family in the enchanting Eritrean city of Asmara. There, she discovered courage as she faced off against a bull she couldn’t see, and found in herself an abiding strength as she absorbed her parents’ harrowing experiences during Eritrea’s thirty-year war with Ethiopia. Their refugee story inspired her to embark on a quest for knowledge, traveling the world in search of the secret to […]