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Exiting nirvana

Clara Claiborne Park

Exiting nirvana

a daughter"s life with autism

by Clara Claiborne Park

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patients,
  • Parents of autistic children,
  • Family relationships,
  • Autistic children,
  • Biography,
  • Autism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementClara Claiborne Park ; foreword by Oliver Sacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC553.A88 P374 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 225 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24964493M
    ISBN 100316691178
    LC Control Number00033554


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Exiting Nirvana details Clara Claiborne Park's continuing efforts to have her daughter Jessy 'exit Nirvana,' develop as an artist, and connect with our : Little, Brown And Company. Exiting Nirvana is a luminous, moving story about the making of a self and what it means to be human, an account Jessy's mother must tell for her, since she cannot tell it for herself.

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There is a signature or handwriting on the inside front cover. Exiting Nirvana Quotes Showing of 37 “Dutch liberator William the Silent: “It is not necessary to hope in order to undertake; it is not necessary to succeed in order to persevere.” ― Clara Claiborne Park, Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life with Autism.

""Exiting Nirvana" is a strong and affecting profile of an artist with autism, beautifully written by her mother Skillfully weaving in theories of autism with the experience of raising an autistic child, Park goes beyond individual history to address the wider question of what it means to be human"from the National Magazine Awards presentation.

of photos, 4 in color. Jessy now works and contributes to society, but her “exit from Nirvana” was not easy, and is not yet complete. Park explores the “systems” that drive Jessy’s thinking: a logic unknown to us.

Detailing Clara Claiborne Park's continuing efforts to have her daughter Jessy "exit Nirvana" and connect with our world, this text touches upon life with autism. Exiting Nirvana provides readers with what is perhaps the best available description of autism from an observer's perspective and the finest exposition of a parent's decades-long experience with a child with autism.

These reasons alone would be enough to make Park's account well worth reading, but her book offers much more than : Jeffrey L. Geller. In her much-acclaimed book The Siege, Clara Claiborne Park described the first eight years of her autistic daughter's life. Now she brings the story right up to date in Exiting Nirvana, a moving and eloquent memoir of Jessy's adolescence and adulthood/5(12).

In his interesting review of Clara Claiborne Park's ''Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life With Autism'' (March 11), Derek Bickerton states that autists ''do not know how to pretend.'' Not so.

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The title "Exiting Nirvana" describes Jessy's being drawn out from the comfort of her rigidly structured, obsessively orderly, compulsively rule-bound internal life to interact with the world. In exiting, the challenges Jessy faces are immense, but over time they have. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life with Autism by C.

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In Exiting Nirvana – A Daughter’s Life with Autism, Clara Claiborne Park, mother of autistic Jessy reintroduces her daughter to us as an adult. In her previous book The Siege: A Family’s Journey into the World of an.

Now Exiting Nirvana tells of Jessy as an adult in her early 40s. The title is intriguing. The title is intriguing. Nirvana is the final goal of Buddhism, the transcendent state of being released from suffering, desire and sense of self.

Boston, MA: Little, Brown. (A sequel to this classic parent book, called Exiting Nirvana, was published in and continued the story of Jessy into adulthood.) Hickman, L. Living in my skin: The insider’s view of life with a special needs child (p.

San Antonio, TX: Communication Skill Builders. McDermott, J. " Exiting Nirvana" is beautifully written and mostly succeeds in making sense out of seemingly senseless behavior. It is filled with astute observations. For instance, Park links the flatness of.

Her sequel Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life with Autism continued the story of Jessica and the family's progress in dealing with her autism. The New York Times called the book "a monument to the patience and care that brought Jessy out of her sterile paradise".Alma mater: University of Michigan.

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Jessy's autism is incurable, but her story is nonetheless one of triumph, of a thousand small skills arduously acquired and a thousand more yet to be mastered. can is there at the end of Exiting Nir-vana, and perhaps in a future book that chronicles the next 20 years of Jessy Park’s life, we will read about how empathy was learned.

Exiting Nirvanais an extraordinar-ily well-written, moving account of a JeffreyM.D., M.P.H., Editor Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter’s Life With Autism. 'Exiting Nirvana' To the Editor: In his interesting review of Clara Claiborne Park's ''Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter's Life With Autism'' (March 11), Derek Bickerton states that autists ''do not know how to pretend.'' Not so.

I've worked with more than 40 autistic young people for over 45 years and can state that they do pretend, or develop the ability to do so. In “Exiting Nirvana,” Mrs. Park quotes a string of spontaneous utterances from her year-old daughter: “And silence is 8.

And between silence and. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: nirvana. A World Apart (my review of John Robison's book, "Look Me In The Eye," Chicago Tribune, ) Clara Park Continues the Story of her Daughter's Efforts to Break Through the Wall of Autism (my review of the book "Exiting Nirvana," Chicago Tribune, ).

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