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Hardcover Bewilderment Book

ISBN: 0393881148

ISBN13: 9780393881141

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The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endangered animals. He's also about to be expelled from third grade for smashing his friend in the face. As his son grows more troubled, Theo hopes to keep him off psychoactive drugs. He learns of an experimental...

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A Surprising, Eye-opening, Remarkable Read

A bio astrophysicist (did you know of such things?) and a son with autism combine their questions and interests to explore the breadth of the human mind, the power of heart, and the size of the universe. It is unique and beautiful. I've never read anything like it. The book will leave the reader with plenty to dream about at night. For writers, Powers writes with the inventiveness of Anthony Doerr and the ease of Carl Sagan in explaining the complexity of the stars. I highly recommend it.

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