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Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life with Autism
     

Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life with Autism

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by Clara Claiborne Park, Oliver Sacks (Foreword by)
 

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In a memoir that reprises her own now classic work The Siege, which covered the early years of her autistic daughter's life, Clara Claiborne Park gives us a moving, eloquent portrait of Jessy as an autistic adult -- still struggling with language, with hypersensitivities and obsessions, and with the social interactions that most of us take for granted, but at the same

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In a memoir that reprises her own now classic work The Siege, which covered the early years of her autistic daughter's life, Clara Claiborne Park gives us a moving, eloquent portrait of Jessy as an autistic adult -- still struggling with language, with hypersensitivities and obsessions, and with the social interactions that most of us take for granted, but at the same time achieving more than her parents could have hoped for, becoming an accomplished artist, and growing into an active member of her family and community.

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ISBN-13:
9780316691178
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
03/08/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.93(d)

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