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Author Robison, John Elder.
Title Look me in the eye : my life with Asperger's / John Elder Robison.
Imprint New York : Three Rivers Press, [2008]
©2008
Edition First paperback edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC553.A88 R635 2008    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC553.A88 R635 2008    AVAILABLE  
Subject Robison, John Elder -- Mental health.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Description xiv, 302 pages ; 21 cm
Edition First paperback edition.
Note "Includes a new postscript from the author and a reading group guide"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-295).
Summary Memoir of John Robison whose odd behavior was explained when he was diagnosed with a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome when he was forty and the change that made in his life.
Contents A little misfit -- A permanent playmate -- Empathy -- A trickster is born -- I find a Porsche -- The nightmare years -- Assembly required -- The dogs begin to fear me -- I drop out of high school -- Collecting the trash -- The flaming washtub -- I'm in prison with the band -- The big time -- The first smoking guitar -- The ferry to Detroit -- One with the machine -- Rock and roll all night -- A real job -- A visit from management -- Logic vs. small talk -- Being young executives -- Becoming normal -- I get a bear cub -- A diagnosis at forty -- Montagoonians -- Units one through three -- Married life -- Winning at basketball -- My life as a train.
ISBN 9780307396181
0307396185
OCLC # 244485122