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Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight

Naoki Higashida met international success with THE REASON I JUMP, a revelatory account of life as a thirteen-year-old with non-verbal autism. Now he offers an equally illuminating insight into autism from his perspective as a young adult. In concise, engaging pieces, he shares his thoughts and feelings on a broad menu of topics ranging from school experiences to family relationships, the exhilaration of travel to the difficulties of speech. Aware of how mystifying his behaviour can appear to others, Higashida describes the effect on him of such commonplace things as a sudden change of plan, or the mental steps he has to take simply to register that its raining. Throughout, his aim is to foster a better understanding of autism and to encourage those with disabilities to be seen as people, not as problems. With an introduction by David Mitchell, Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight includes a dreamlike short story Higashida wrote for this edition. Both moving and of practical use, the book...

Формат: Мягкая бумажная, 273 стр.

ISBN: 9781444799101

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  • fall down seven times, get up eight — Japanese proverb 1997 New York Times 24 Aug. (online) ‘I always told him, “Fall down seven times, get up eight,”’ said John Kim, the bridegroom’s father. ‘That’s a martial arts motto.’ 2006 R. PAGE on http://www.russpage.net 10 Apr. I saw a… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • seven — see fall down seven times, get up eight keep a thing seven years and you’ll always find a use for it you should know a man seven years before you stir his fire measure seven times, cut once one year’s seeding makes seven years’ weeding …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • eight — see fall down seven times, get up eight six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • fall — noun see hasty climbers have sudden falls pride goes before a fall verb see fall down seven times, get up eight the apple never falls far from the tree between two stools one falls to the ground …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • time — see there is a time and place for everything time and tide wait for no man time flies there is a time for everything time is a great healer time is money man fears …   Proverbs new dictionary

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