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Life, Animated

A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism
  • By Ron Suskind
$22.79
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Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781423180364
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781423180364
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2014
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Ron Suskind
    • Page Count: 358
    • Width: 5.80 inches
    • Height: 1.40 inches
    • Length: 8.30 inches
    • Weight: 1.25 pounds
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