Life, Animated

Life, Animated

A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

eBook - 2014 | First edition
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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.
Publisher: New York : Kingswell, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781484708781
1484708784
9781368003957
1368003958
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (358 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
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