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Speed of Dark - 02 edition

Speed of Dark (ISBN10: 0345481399; ISBN13: 9780345481399)
ISBN13: 978-0345481399
ISBN10: 0345481399

Summary: ''''The Speed of Dark gives a stunning, insightful and openhearted look at the world through the eyes of a man with autism. After reading this book, you will think deeply on the question: What does 'normal' mean? Elizabeth Moon has written an outstanding testament to the unique gift every one of us has to share, exactly as we are, while also cheering us on to be all that we can be. Kudos to Ms. Moon for helping us to see with new clarity not only the mystery of autism, but also the w
onder of it.'' -BARRY NEIL KAUFMAN Author of ''Son-Rise and ''Happiness Is A Choice Director of The Option Institute and the Autism Treatment Center of America(TM) ''[A] fine novel . . . I marvel at Elizabeth Moon's achievement. With no shadow of sentimentality or easy romanticism, she shows us the core of autism . . . making us experience the anxiety and tension continually accompanying its autistic hero as he struggles to make sense of the world we so readily call normal.'' -CLARA PARK Author of ''Exiting Nirvana: ''A Daughter's Life with Autism ''Absolutely compelling . . . A fine novel! Elizabeth Moon takes us to a part of the human neighborhood that is at once enchanting and heartbreaking.'' -GREG BEAR'' Author of ''Darwin's Radio ''From the Hardcover edition.
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Summary: ''''The Speed of Dark gives a stunning, insightful and openhearted look at the world through the eyes of a man with autism. After reading this book, you will think deeply on the question: What does 'normal' mean? Elizabeth Moon has written an outstanding testament to the unique gift every one of us has to share, exactly as we are, while also cheering us on to be all that we can be. Kudos to Ms. Moon for helping us to see with new clarity not only the mystery of autism, but also the wonder of it.'' -BARRY NEIL KAUFMAN Author of ''Son-Rise and ''Happiness Is A Choice Director of The Option Institute and the Autism Treatment Center of America(TM) ''[A] fine novel . . . I marvel at Elizabeth Moon's achievement. With no shadow of sentimentality or easy romanticism, she shows us the core of autism . . . making us experience the anxiety and tension continually accompanying its autistic hero as he struggles to make sense of the world we so readily call normal.'' -CLARA PARK Author of ''Exiting Nirvana: ''A Daughter's Life with Autism ''Absolutely compelling . . . A fine novel! Elizabeth Moon takes us to a part of the human neighborhood that is at once enchanting and heartbreaking.'' -GREG BEAR'' Author of ''Darwin's Radio ''From the Hardcover edition. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Year Published: 2002
International: No



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