Bad Animals A Father's Accidental Education in Autism By Joel Yanofsky
 
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Joel Yanofsky tried for years to start this memoir. “It’s not just going to be about autism,” he told his wife, Cynthia. “It’s going to be about parenthood and marriage, about hope and despair, and storytelling, too.” 

“Marriage?” Cynthia said. “What about marriage?” 

A veteran book reviewer, Yanofsky has spent a lifetime immersed in literature (not to mention old movies and old jokes), which he calls shtick. This account of a year in the life of a family describes a father’s struggle to enter his son’s world, the world of autism, using the materials he knows best: self-help books, feel-good memoirs, literary classics from the Bible to Dr. Seuss, old movies, and, yes, shtick. Funny, wrenching, and unfailingly candid, Bad Animals is both an exploration of a baffling condition and a quirky love story told by a gifted writer.

TitleBad Animals
SubtitleA Father's Accidental Education in Autism
AuthorBy Joel Yanofsky
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintArcade Publishing
Published1 May 2012
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781611454147
Pages288
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
ISBNs: 9781611454147 978-1-61145-414-7 Title: bad animals category:PSY ISBNs: 9781620873137 978-1-62087-313-7 Title: bad animals category:PSY 
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