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The Anti-Romantic Child - A Story of Unexpected Joy

Priscilla Gilman

"TheAnti-Romantic Child is remarkable. This haunting and lyrical memoir will bean invaluable and heartening guide to all who find themselves in similarsituations and indeed anyone confronting an unforeseen challenge." -MarieBrenner, writer for Vanity Fair andauthor of Apples and Oranges With an emotionally resonant combination of memoirand literature, Wordsworth scholar Priscilla Gilman recounts the challenges ofraising a son with hyperlexia, a developmentaldisorder neurologically counterpoint to dyslexia. Gilman explores thecomplexities of our hopes and expectations for our children and ourselves. Withluminous prose and a searing, personal story evocative of A Year of MagicalThinking and A Year of Reading Proust, Gilman's The Anti-RomanticChild is an unforgettable exploration of what happens when we lean toembrace the unexpected.

"TheAnti-Romantic Child is remarkable. This haunting and lyrical memoir will bean invaluable and heartening guide to all who find themselves in similarsituations and indeed anyone confronting an unforeseen challenge." -MarieBrenner, writer for Vanity Fair andauthor of Apples and Oranges With an emotionally resonant combination of memoirand literature, Wordsworth scholar Priscilla Gilman recounts the challenges ofraising a son with hyperlexia, a developmentaldisorder neurologically counterpoint to dyslexia. Gilman explores thecomplexities of our hopes and expectations for our children and ourselves. Withluminous prose and a searing, personal story evocative of A Year of MagicalThinking and A Year of Reading Proust, Gilman's The Anti-RomanticChild is an unforgettable exploration of what happens when we lean toembrace the unexpected.
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"TheAnti-Romantic Child is remarkable. This haunting and lyrical memoir will bean invaluable and heartening guide to all who find themselves in similarsituations and indeed anyone confronting an unforeseen challenge." -MarieBrenner, writer for Vanity Fair andauthor of Apples and Oranges With an emotionally resonant combination of memoirand literature, Wordsworth scholar Priscilla Gilman recounts the challenges ofraising a son with hyperlexia, a developmentaldisorder neurologically counterpoint to dyslexia. Gilman explores thecomplexities of our hopes and expectations for our children and ourselves. Withluminous prose and a searing, personal story evocative of A Year of MagicalThinking and A Year of Reading Proust, Gilman's The Anti-RomanticChild is an unforgettable exploration of what happens when we lean toembrace the unexpected.

Language:

English

Length:

9h 22m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

35:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

25:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

30:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

38:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

23:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

45:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

36:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

32:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

37:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:38


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

43:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

28:49


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

42:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

43:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:11