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

Suskind, Ron. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781368003957 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1368003958 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Disney Book Group : 2016.

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Now with additional material from the Suskind family! 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.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Suskind, Owen.
Suskind, Ron > Family.
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 > Characters.
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.
Animated films > Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.

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