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Life, animated : a story of sidekicks, heroes, and autism /

by Suskind, Ron.
Edition statement:First edition. Physical details: pages cm ISBN:9781423180364 (hardback).
Subject(s): Suskind, Owen. | Suskind, Ron -- Family. | Disney, Walt, -- 1901-1966 -- Characters. | Autistic children -- United States -- Biography. | Parents of autistic children -- United States -- Biography. | Autistic children -- Family relationships -- United States. | Autistic children -- United States -- Language. | Interpersonal communication -- United States. | Animated films -- Psychological aspects. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General. | SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities.
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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"-- Provided by publisher.

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