The story of beautiful girl

Rachel Simon.

In 1968, Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability, and Homan, an African-American deaf man, are locked away in an institution. Deeply in love, they escape, and find refuge in the farmhouse of a retired schoolteacher and widow. But the couple is not alone--Lynnie has just given birth to a baby girl. And so begins the 40-year epic journey of Lynnie, Homan, Martha, and baby Julia--lives divided by seemingly insurmountable obstacles, yet drawn together by a secret pact and extraordinary love.


Kristi BurrPosted January 5, 2012

The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon is a very touching story written to make you consider what it would have been like to be physically handicapped in the 1960's . The book follows the life of two residents of the School for the Incurable an...

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