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How to be human : an autistic man's guide to life / Jory Fleming with Lyric Winik.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

As a child, Fleming was wracked by uncontrollable tantrums, had no tolerance for people, and couldn't manage the outside world. Slightly more than a decade later, he was bound for England, selected to attend one of the world's premier universities. Here, through a series of personal conversations with Winik, he makes a compelling case for logical empathy based on rational thought, asks why we tolerate friends who see us as a means to an end, and explains why he believes personality is a choice. And he discusses how, after many hardships, he maintains a deep, abiding faith in his Creator. -- adapted from jacket
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 616.85882 FLE 2021 (Text) 33892100737155 Adult New Books Book None 06/07/2021 Checked out 11/10/2021
Ontario Community Library 616.85 FLEMI (Text) 33330004580512 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 07/01/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501180507
  • ISBN: 1501180509
  • Physical Description: 182 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-178).
Formatted Contents Note:
Diagnosis: autism -- Brain space -- Energy and memory -- Emotional distancing -- Language barriers -- Language disconnect -- Personality is a choice -- Things that matter -- One word: love.
Summary, etc.:
As a child, Fleming was wracked by uncontrollable tantrums, had no tolerance for people, and couldn't manage the outside world. Slightly more than a decade later, he was bound for England, selected to attend one of the world's premier universities. Here, through a series of personal conversations with Winik, he makes a compelling case for logical empathy based on rational thought, asks why we tolerate friends who see us as a means to an end, and explains why he believes personality is a choice. And he discusses how, after many hardships, he maintains a deep, abiding faith in his Creator. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Fleming, Jory > Mental health.
Autism.
Autistic people > United States > Biography.
College students > United States > Biography.
Autistic people > Social aspects.
Autistic people > Life skills guides.
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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