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The Resource The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell

The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell

Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Title
The reason I jump
Title remainder
the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Statement of responsibility
Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Written by a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, this is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. With disarming honesty and a generous heart, Naoki shares his unique point of view on not only autism but life itself. His insights--into the mystery of words, the wonders of laughter, and the elusiveness of memory--are so startling, so strange, and so powerful that you will never look at the world the same way again. In his introduction, bestselling novelist David Mitchell writes that Naoki's words allowed him to feel, for the first time, as if his own autistic child was explaining what was happening in his mind. This translation was a labor of love by David and his wife, KA Yoshida, so they'd be able to share that feeling with friends, the wider autism community, and beyond.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1992-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higashida, Naoki
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Jiheishō no boku ga tobihaneru riyū
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yoshida, K. A.
  • Mitchell, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Higashida, Naoki
  • Autistic people
  • Autistic people
  • Autism
Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Japanese by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007"--Title page verso
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 135 p.
Isbn
9780812994865
Lccn
2012045703
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)816027086
  • (OCoLC)ocn816027086
  • 601943
Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Japanese by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007"--Title page verso
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 135 p.
Isbn
9780812994865
Lccn
2012045703
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)816027086
  • (OCoLC)ocn816027086
  • 601943

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