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Life, animated: a story of sidekicks, heroes, and autism [electronic resource] / Ron Suskind, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Suskind, Ron, author. (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781484708781 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1484708784 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Disney Book Group : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: What if you were trapped in a Disney movie? In all of them, actually - from Dumbo to Peter Pan to The Lion King -- and had to learn about life and love mostly from what could be gleaned from animated characters, dancing across a screen of color? Asking this question opens a doorway to the most extraordinary of stories. It is the saga of Owen Suskind, who happens to be the son of one of America's most noted writers, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind. He's also autistic. The twisting, 20-year journey of this boy and his family will change that way you see autism, old Disney movies, and the power of imagination to heal a shattered, upside-down world.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Suskind, Owen.
Suskind, Ron > Family.
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.
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 > Characters.
Animated films > Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.

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