Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

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ISBN-13: 9780812997392
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 243,825
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Naoki Higashida was born in 1992 and was diagnosed with autism at the age of five. He graduated from high school in 2011 and lives in Kimitsu, Japan. He is an advocate, motivational speaker, and the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction.

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Table of Contents

Introduction David Mitchell ix

A Note on the English Edition xxv

Part 1 The View from Here 1

Part 2 Time and Life 23

An Alphabet Interview in The Big Issue (Part 1: A to M) 41

Part 3 Speech Bubbles 47

Part 4 School Years 69

A Journey 95

Part 5 Inner Weather 111

Part 6 Handle with Care 129

An Alphabet Interview in The Big Issue (Part 2: N to Z) 153

Part 7 Away 159

Part 8 Home 181

Afterword 205

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