Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice From The Silence Of Autism

deNaoki Higashida

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15 janvier 2020|
Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice From The Silence Of Autism de Naoki Higashida
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A follow-up to its bestselling predecessor, The Reason I Jump opens an extraordinary, rare window into the mind and world of an autistic, non-verbal person--now coping with a young man''s life.

Naoki Higashida wrote The Reason I Jump as a 13-year-old boy with severe autism, giving us all insight into a world never before open to us. Now he shares his thoughts and experiences as a 24-year-old. Based on his hugely succesful blogs in Japan, he gives us, in short powerful chapters, his moving, beautiful insights into life, identity, education, his family, our society, and personal growth. He allows readers to experience profound moments we take for granted, like the thought-steps necessary for him to register that it''s raining outside. Introduced by award-winning author David Mitchell (co-translator with his wife KA Yoshida), this book is part memoir, part critique of a world that sees disabilities ahead of the individual, part self-portrait-in-progress of a young man who happens to have autism and wants to help us understand his world better.
NAOKI HIGASHIDA was born in 1992 and was diagnosed with autism at the age of five. His book The Reason I Jump was an international bestseller. He graduated from high school in 2011 and lives in Kimitsu, Japan. He is an advocate, motivational speaker, and the author of several books of fiction and non-fiction. KA YOSHIDA was born in Yam...
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Titre :Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice From The Silence Of Autism
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :240 pages, 8.6 X 5.7 X 0.9 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :240 pages, 8.6 X 5.7 X 0.9 po
Publié le :15 janvier 2020
Publié par :Knopf Canada
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780345809759

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