Songs of the Gorilla Nation

Songs of the Gorilla Nation

My Journey Through Autism

Book - 2004 | First paperback edition
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In this elegant and thought-provoking memoir, Dawn Prince-Hughes traces her personal growth from undiagnosed autism to the moment, as a young woman, when she entered the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle and became immediately fascinated with the gorillas. By observing them and, later, working with them, Prince-Hughes was finally able to emerge from her solitude and connect to living beings in a way she had never previously experienced.More than a story of autism, Songs of the Gorilla Nation is a poignant, beautifully written exploration of the rich landscape of human emotion and the ways we learn to love.-- Back Cover.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2004]
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781400082155 (pbk.)
1400082153 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 616.85882 PRI
Characteristics: viii, 225 pages ; 21 cm

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