Genie: A Scientific Tragedy
The compelling story of a young woman's emergence into the world after spending her first 13 years strapped to a chair, and her rescue and exploitation by scientists hoping to gain new insight into language acquisition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JanaRose1 - LibraryThing
In 1970 at the age of 13, Genie was discovered by social services in California. Strapped to a potty chair, she was raised in social isolation, hidden away from the world. When discovered she was ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sophroniaborgia - LibraryThing
My copy of the book was subtitled "A Scientific Tragedy," which was a much more accurate description of the contents. Genie is the pseudonym given to a modern-day wild child who was discovered in 1970 ... Read full review