Language Arts

This novel revolves around Charles Marlow, a 50-something divorced man living in Seattle who has an autistic son. His former wife is a fiercely protective woman who has tried many methods of treatment for their boy Cody. The story also goes back in time to Charles'childhood,specifically his fourth-grade class and his friendship with a classmate who was labelled "retarded". This book is a beautifully written, compassionate tale with colorful descriptions, well-developed characters, and lively dialogue.

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