Life, Animated

Life, Animated

A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

Book - 2014
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What if you were trapped in a Disney movie, and had to learn about life and love mostly from what could be gleaned from animated characters, dancing across a screen of colour? Asking this question opens a doorway to the most extraordinary of stories. It is the saga of Owen Suskind, who happens to be the son of one of America's most noted writers, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind. He's also autistic. The twisting, 20-year journey of this boy and his family will change that way you see autism, old Disney movies, and the power of imagination.
Publisher: New York : Kingswell, c2014
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423180364
Branch Call Number: 921 SUS
Characteristics: 358 p., [8] p. of plates :,col. ill., col. ports. ;,22 cm

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May 30, 2014

A heart breaking story that ends with inspiration and hope. Puts the struggles of parents and healthy children into vivid perspective.

Worth watching the five minute interview with the author/father on "The Daily Show" so you can hear the voices of both father and son.

www.thecomedynetwork.ca/video/player?vid=363786

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