The Only Boy in the World: A Father Explores the Mysteries of Autism

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"The Only Boy in the World" is a memoir, an investigation into what makes us human, a study of aberration, and a love story. It's about all the odd ways journalist Michael Blastland's autistic son, Joe, has of seeing the world and understanding others, and what that tells the rest of us about how we also tick. Through the strange stories of Joe's scrapes and confusions, he makes luminous the routine skills by which the rest of us mostly avoid the disasters that befall him. The book strives to this understanding by ...

The Only Boy in the World: A Father Explores the Mysteries of Autism 2006, Marlowe & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781600940033

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The Only Boy in the World: A Father Explores the Mysteries of Autism 2006, Marlowe & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781569242919

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