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Publisher's Summary

Temple Grandin is the most famous person with autism in the world. Whether you know her from the HBO movie Temple Grandin, her decades of work in the meat and cattle industry, or her unmatched contribution to the autism world, surely you know a thing or two about Temple. Well, prepare to meet a whole new side of her! Temple's close friend and author, Anita Lesko, conducts personal and unique interviews.

In this audiobook, witness the moments that made her laugh (and cry!), meet those closest to her, and even take a glimpse into her seventieth birthday party! Discover Temple's “big message” and her ideas about what makes the biggest difference for children with autism. Lesko has created a truly personal, unique look into the mind and life of Temple Grandin. This is a story you don't want to miss!

©2018 Anita Lesko (P)2018 Future Horizons

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  • Kristina Swenson
  • 2019-11-06

Read other books to read first

The author gives much deserved praise to Dr. Gradin., but does not provide enough substance.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2019-03-01

loved this book!

Jennifer Groberg is an amazing narrator, bringing this gem to life! Very insightful into a brilliant, hard working, since, positive, genuine autistic individual.

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  • Shannon Alexandra
  • 2018-07-01

An interesting look...

Into the private life of Temple Grandin. The stories contained within this title are heartwarming, often quite funny, or in the cases of some of Grandin's struggles, occasionally infuriating--it is difficult for women in academia as is, but was much worse a couple generations ago--now compound that with Autism. You can feel and empathize with Grandin's frustrations. Lesko does a fine job of retelling in interview style stories from the conversations she and Grandin have had. Be prepared, as noted, it is interview style rather than a continuous storyline. That being said, it makes it easy to jump in and out of the tales. My only complaint is that the narrator for this one was a bit too overly animated for my liking, though she did a fair job and this may be a characteristic other listeners will enjoy.

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  • Judith Dubois
  • 2021-03-15

Disappointing

Very repetitious and mechanical. Interesting material presented in a boring manner.
I would have liked to learn more about the author at the beginning rather than at the end.