Reasonable People by Ralph James Savarese
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Reasonable People
By Ralph James Savarese

Reasonable People

A Memoir of Autism and Adoption annotated edition

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Reasonable People by Ralph James Savarese

Book Description

This is a powerful memoir that challenges the prevailing view of autism and disability. Savarese tells the true and incredibly moving story of his severely autistic adopted son. The child, abandoned by his mother to the Florida social service system, was routinely abused by his foster family. This abuse inflicted severe mental and physical damage on the boy, whose autism was seriously complicated by the trauma. Under the care of Savarese and his wife, the boy is now able to attend school and has been able to communicate effectively through writing, demonstrating a mastery of expression which was thought to be far beyond his capacity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590511299
ISBN-10: 1590511298
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 163mm x 38mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Other Press LLC
Publisher: Other Press LLC
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ralph James Savarese

Ralph James Savarese Poet, essayist, translator, and scholar, Ralph James Savarese teaches American literature and creative writing at Grinnell College. He lives in Grinnell, Iowa.

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