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ISBN: 1407487809 / ISBN-13: 9781407487809

House Rules

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Jacob Hunt is a teenage boy with Asperger's Syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself to others, and like many children ... Show synopsis

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  • House Rules (Whole Story Audio Books) – Audiobook CD (2011)
    by Jodi Picoult, Nicole Poole (Read by), Rich Orlow (Read by)

    House Rules

    Audiobook CD, Whole Story Audio Books
    2011
    Unabridged. Unabridged.
    17 pages

    ISBN: 1407487809
    ISBN-13: 9781407487809

    Teenager Jacob Hunt has Asperger's syndrome. A forensic science wizard, he shows up at crime scenes and gives law enforcement officials his advice. But when his tutor is found dead, he becomes a suspect. Suddenly, his Asperger's traits - not looking people in the eye, tics and twitches - look more like guilt in the view of police. And Jacob's mother must ask herself the hardest question in the world: is her child capable of murder? This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the ... Show more

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Reviews of House Rules

Overall customer rating: 5.000
sleepingbeauty3

Review of House Rules by Candace

by sleepingbeauty3 on Oct 28, 2011

Jodi Picoult is an incredible writer; all of her books are inspiring and easily relatable. All of Jodi Picoult?s novels combine controversial issues and some sort of family drama. Controversial issues and family drama sum of the novel House Rules. The characters are both believable and can be related to if one has a family member with Asperger's syndrome. The beginning of the book reminds people that it can be an everyday struggle when you have a disability standing in your way. Life is not always a ?piece of cake? and can be a rough journey, and that happens to Jacob, the main character in the book. His family (Emma and Theo) tries to cope with his disability but it isn?t always easy. Asperger?s syndrome causes Jacob to be a social outcast and causes him to have uncontrollable outbursts. The whole way, I felt sympathy for Jacob until he commits a brutal act. This act causes stress to the whole family and puts a twist on the novel. But you have to read it to find out exactly what happens next.

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maryross

The nail on the head!

by maryross on Jun 3, 2011

If anyone wonders what it is like to be a victim of Aspergers Syndrome or to be a relative of an "Aspie" this book will give you a very accurate picture. Beautifully written by Ms. Picoult who must have direct experience to have captured the challenging lives of her characters so truthfully. Plus the story is engrossing right to the last words.

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Jeffrey  O
by Jeffrey O on Mar 3, 2011

Very good story--gives a great deal of insight what an aspergers young man and his family go through on a daily basis. A real eye opener on this field of autism.

SLTodd

Truth and Honesty

by SLTodd on Jun 24, 2010

Jody Picoult has combined medical information with true life in a laymans term. The story of a mothers son with Aspergers is heartfelt and honest. You will relate with this story if you have any type of health problem, special need or you are just growing older because sometimes we all feel singled out and attacked for no reason.

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