Songs of the Gorilla Nation (My Journey Through Autism)

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Songs of the Gorilla Nation is more than a story of autism, it is a paean to all that is important in life. Dawn Prince-Hughes’s evocative story will undoubtedly have a lasting impact, forcing us, like the author herself, to rediscover and assess our own understanding of human emotion/5(55).

Songs of the Gorilla Nation is a must-read for anyone who thinks they *know* what autism is, or who thinks there is a clear dividing line between human and animal.

It's the story of Dawn Prince-Hughes's journey "from the darkness of autism into (its) beauty," with a /5. Praise “Lyrical, redemptive Songs of the Gorilla Nation is as much a rhapsody to gorillas as it is an anatomy of autism.” —The New York Times Book Review “A primer on self-preservation and love.” —O Magazine “Gorilla Nation proves Prince-Hughes is a great writer—and an inspiration to anyone searching for a voice.” —Seattle Magazine.

“Lyrical, redemptive Songs of the Gorilla Nation is as much a rhapsody to gorillas as it is an anatomy of autism.” —The New York Times Book Review “A primer on self-preservation and love.” —O Magazine “Gorilla Nation proves Prince-Hughes is a great writer—and an inspiration to anyone searching for a voice.” —Seattle Magazine “[An] affecting, thoughtful memoir /5(56).

Songs of the Gorilla Nation is more than a story of autism, it is a paean to all that is important in life. Dawn Prince-Hughes’s evocative story will undoubtedly have a lasting impact, forcing us, like the author herself, to rediscover and assess our own understanding of human emotion/5(K).

Get this from a library. Songs of the gorilla nation: my journey through autism. [Dawn Prince-Hughes] -- The author relates her experiences as a late-diagnosed autistic, describing struggles with antisocial impulses, her connection with the gorillas at a Seattle zoo, and her eventual ability to develop.

Songs of the Gorilla Nation Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site. Advertisement. Continue reading the main story. Prince-Hughes is the author of Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism, Gorillas Among Us: A Primate Ethnographer's Book of Days, Expecting Teryk: An Exceptional Path to Parenthood, The Archetype of the Ape-man: The Phenomenological Archaeology of a Relic Hominid Ancestor, Adam, and the editor of Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal.

Editorial Reviews. Lyrical, redemptive Songs of the Gorilla Nation is as much a rhapsody to gorillas as it is an anatomy of autism.” —The New York Times Book Review “A primer on self-preservation and love.” —O Magazine “Gorilla Nation proves Prince-Hughes is a great writer—and an inspiration to anyone searching for a voice.” —Seattle MagazineBrand: Crown Publishing Group.

Songs of the Gorilla Nation is more than a story of autism, it is a paean to all that is important in life. Dawn Prince-Hughes’s evocative story will undoubtedly have a lasting impact, forcing us, like the author herself, to rediscover and assess our own understanding of human emotion.

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Buy a cheap copy of Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey book by Dawn Prince-Hughes. 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 Free shipping over $ "Lyrical, redemptive Songs of the Gorilla Nation is as much a rhapsody to gorillas as it is an anatomy of autism." --The New York Times Book Review"A primer on self-preservation and love." --O Magazine "Gorilla Nation proves Prince-Hughes is a great writer--and an inspiration to anyone searching for a voice."--Seattle Magazine "[An] affecting, thoughtful memoir both delightfully Reviews: One day, a gorilla touched her soul.

She's written a book called "Songs of a Gorilla Nation," which chronicles her experiences with autism and the respite she found in studying gorillas. Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes Ph.D.

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Early in the book she notes how important writing was to her -- a kind of aesthetic experience in "cutting and tracing the lines of one's thoughts and feelings into the steady lines of permanent letters" and "Since I was five years old, I have written all the wonderful and terrible things that I could not bear to share.

SONGS OF THE GORILLA NATION: My Journey Through Autism; Harmony Books,is both an enlightening and unyieldingly opaque look at an enigmatic disorder. Dawn Prince-Hughes was thirty-six and on her way to a doctoral degree in interdisciplinary anthropology before she was officially diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, the high-functioning.

SONGS OF THE GORILLA NATION: My Journey Through Autism Dawn Prince-Hughes, Author. Harmony $24 (p) ISBN Buy this book A trio of books on autism examines the disorder from the.

“Lyrical, redemptive Songs of the Gorilla Nation is as much a rhapsody to gorillas as it is an anatomy of autism.” —The New York Times Book Review “A primer on self-preservation and love.” —O Magazine “Gorilla Nation proves Prince-Hughes is a great writer—and an inspiration to anyone searching for a voice.” —Seattle Magazine “[An] affecting, thoughtful memoir Reviews: However, Songs of the Gorilla Nation is a rather difficult book to read.

The language is not technical and it is quite short, but the prose is rather choppy in style. Prince-Hughes also includes more of her own poetry than probably most readers would want.

Songs of the Gorilla Nation is more than a story of autism, it is a paean to all that is important in life. Dawn Prince-Hughes's evocative story will undoubtedly have a lasting impact, forcing us, like the author herself, to rediscover and assess our own understanding of human emotion.

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/5(9). "This is a book about autism. Specifically, it is about my autism, which is both like and unlike other people's autism. But just as much, it is a story about how I emerged from the darkness of it into the beauty of it."In this elegant and thought-provoking memoir, Dawn Prince-Hughes traces her perso.

Get this from a library. Songs of the gorilla nation: my journey through autism. [Dawn Prince-Hughes] -- "This is a book about autism.

Specifically, it is about my autism, which is both like and unlike other people's autism.

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But just as much, it is a story about how I emerged from the darkness of it. READ book Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism Dawn Prince-Hughes Ph.D. For Kindle. Autobiography Written by: Dawn Prince-Hughes I learned a lot of seeing through the eyes of a person with Autism.

Gaining this perspective is something I think that all people should take a part in. Reading about her struggles and how she pushed through them was inspiring. It was a great book to read and I would recommend it to anyone.

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American Libraries. In the author's words, "This is a book about autism [and] how I emerged from the darkness of it into the beauty of it." 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.

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What a broader audience might find more encompassing in this book is the deft, loving spotlight she shines on gorillas and their code of life. Author appearance Dawn Prince-Hughes will read from "Songs of the Gorilla Nation" at 7 p.m.

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Adult males also have a prominent sagittal crest. The eastern gorilla is more darkly coloured than the western gorilla, with the mountain gorilla being the darkest of all.

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The mountain gorilla also has the thickest hair. SONGS OF the GORILLA NATION. My Journey Through Autism. By Dawn Prince-Hughes. pp. New York: Harmony Books.

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