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"Dr. Spock? Check. Penelope Ann Leach (remember her?)? Check. What to Expect When You're Expecting? Check. I had aseven hundred dollar Bellini crib for God's sake! I was perfect. And sowas Mia when she was born... ".
... and so begins Kim Stagliano's electrifying and hilarious memoirof her family's journey raising three daughters with autism. In these stories, Stagliano has joined the ranks of David Sedarisand Augusten Burroughs with her amazing ability to lay everythingon the table--from family, friends, and enemies to basementfloods to birthdays to (possible) heroin addictions--evisceratingand celebrating the absurd. From her love of Howard Stern toher increasing activism in the autism community and exhaustivesearch for treatments that will help her daughters, she covers it all. Always outspoken, often touching, and sometimes heartbreaking, Kim Stagliano is a powerful new voice in comedic writing--her"Kimoir" (as she calls it) will be a must-read within the autismcommunity and the literary world at large.
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|Contributed by:||McCarthy, Jenny|
|Publisher:||Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Publish Date:||Nov 01, 2010|
|Number of Pages:||208|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.0|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.4 x 6.4 x 1.0|
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