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Different Viewpoint

User Review  - mrsmorales -

This book was great. Very descriptive insight into the life of as Aspergian man. Many of the quirks and responses that he describes in his book I have experienced firsthand with both my husband and ... Read full review

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User Review  - okrysmastree - LibraryThing

I love this book! The dry, sometimes-disturbing humor is spot-on, the descriptions vivid and almost technicolor in their realness. A truly inspiring story, told in an engaging, involving way. It led ... Read full review

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User Review  - bernieblue - LibraryThing

In this autobiography, John Robinson gives a rare insight into the life of a man with Asperger's. It is filled with witty stories and charming memories of his. Bark! Read full review

Look me in the eye

User Review  - mcfortune -

Look me in the eye is a heartwarming story of the underdog. My son has Aspergers so this one really hit home The book was sent right away in perfect condition and the price was right! Read full review

AP Language and Composition Assignment (Burke)

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

The book Look Me in the Eye by John Elder Robison is about Robison’s struggle through life without the diagnosis or even knowledge of his social disability known as asperger’s syndrome. Asperger’s ... Read full review

My AHa Moment

User Review  - charlieandbean -

I started reading this book in line at a bookstore and consequently left it there but something in the back of my mind kept nagging at me to buy it. After reading it further so many of the things Joh ... Read full review


User Review  - Minnesota Reader - Target

In his enthralling memoir, John Elder Robison provides us with a captivating glimpse into how his unique, gifted mind works. Raised by an alcoholic, abusive father and a mentally-ill mother, he ... Read full review

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When I found out that my son might have Asperger's, my wife found this book. I have to say that I will never tell my son to look me in the eyes again. It is very informative to hear how the authors thought process works to try to deal with my son and help him avoid all the problems the author lived through. The middle part of the book is the story of his life, but the beginning of the book deals more with the syndrome. 

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Robinson's autobiography offers a look into his past as a young boy growing up with undiagnosed Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism. Readers are introduced to John Elder and encouraged to make their own judgments about his quirkiness and behaviors, which would lend itself perfectly to discussion on individuals with disabilities. For mature audiences, this read can open up a conversation about the rights of individuals with disabilities and how they are currently viewed in our society.  

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I work in the Psychiatric field and found this book very interesting, especially since it is written from the eyes of a person with Asperger's. Even though a serious subject matter- I laughed with enjoyment as I read most of the book. The stories, as he tell's them, allow you to see the world through his eyes ( Aspergian) which, at times, makes more sense then looking at the world through my eyes. I have a new admiration for people that have either Asbergers or traits. Whether you work in the field or not - sooner or later you will run into someone with Asperger's and you will have a new found respect for people with this syndrome. I also agree with the logic that he has in naming people but that you will better understand after you read this down to earth book.  

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