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Twin : a memoir

Author: Allen Shawn
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2011.
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When Allen Shawn and his twin sister, Mary, were two, she began exhibiting signs of what would be diagnosed many years later as autism. At the age of eight, with almost no warning, her parents sent Mary to a residential treatment center, to never live at home again. Fifty years later, Shawn realized that his fate was inextricably linked to his sister's, and that their natures were far from being different.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Allen Shawn; Allen Shawn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Shawn
ISBN: 0670022373 9780670022373
OCLC Number: 649077895
Description: 232 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lost --
July 2005 --
Together --
Summer --
Things not seen --
Cracks between the keys --
Dislocations --
Binary stars --
Finding words --
Autism --
At Briarcliff.
Responsibility: Allen Shawn.
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When Allen Shawn and his twin sister, Mary, were two, she began exhibiting signs of what would be diagnosed many years later as autism. At the age of eight, with almost no warning, her parents sent Mary to a residential treatment center, to never live at home again. Fifty years later, Shawn realized that his fate was inextricably linked to his sister's, and that their natures were far from being different.

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