May Book Club - "The Horse Boy" by Rupert Isaacson

In honor of Autism awareness - let's read "The Horse Boy - A Memoir of Healing" by Rupert Isaacson.
What would you do to heal your child/someone you love? Would you endure arduous travel in rough terrain to a far corner of the world, risk bankruptcy, drink & eat things you found absolutely repulsive, endure beatings? This true story gives us an up-close look at autism and what parents of autistic kids go through, but is also an inspiring story of what a family will and can do!
When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably.
THE HORSE BOY is the dramatic and heartwarming story of that impossible adventure. In Mongolia, the family found undreamed of landscapes and people, unbearable setbacks, and advances beyond their wildest dreams. This is a deeply moving, truly one-of-a-kind story--of a family willing to go to the ends of the earth to help their son, and of a boy learning to connect with the world for the first time.

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  • Samantha A.

    I didn't quite finish the book.

    May 20, 2013

  • Heather G.

    Hey, check it out--Temple Grandin reviewed the book:

    May 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Been working too much and didn't get to finish the book in time :(

    May 18, 2013

  • Tessa

    Guys, I hate to do this last minute, esp after reading the book, but I have gotten too many things on my plate, and will not be there tomorrow. Looking so much forward to the next book!

    May 17, 2013

  • Tracy O.

    So sorry ladies, somethings come up and I have to miss this one.

    May 14, 2013

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