Life, Animated

Life, Animated

A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

Book - 2016 | First paperback edition.
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Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life through animated characters dancing acrosss a screen of colour. This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorised dozens of Disney movies and turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship and brotherhood. Life, Animated captures the intimate realities of life in a household with autism.
Publisher: Los Angeles : Kingswell, 2016.
Edition: First paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781484741238
Branch Call Number: 618.9285882 Sus
Characteristics: 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 21 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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