Boy Alone: A Brother's Memoir (Paperback)

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Extraordinary Greenfeld details what it is like to grow up next to a beautiful boy with whom he can never play and never connect and who never returns his love, but who, nonetheless, is the most important fact of his life. Michael Thompson, Ph.D., co-author of Raising Cain

Beautiful and powerful . A masterpiece of literature and memory. Walter Isaacson, author ofEinstein: His Life and Universe

Gripping. Washington Post

A WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

In this literary tour de force, Karl Taro Greenfield, the acclaimed journalist and author of China Syndrome, tells the story of his life growing up with his brother, chronicling the hopes, dreams, and realities of life with an autistic sibling. Fans of Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking and David Sheff's Beautiful Boy will find many poignant, moving moments in Boy Alone.

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“Gripping.”
-Suki Casanave, Washington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061136672
ISBN-10: 0061136670
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: April 27th, 2010
Pages: 368
Language: English