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A Boy Made of Blocks: A Novel - Stuart Keith
A Boy Made of Blocks: A Novel
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Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world’s most uncomfortable blow-up bed.As Alex navigates single life,... show more
Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world’s most uncomfortable blow-up bed.As Alex navigates single life, long-buried family secrets, and part-time fatherhood, his son begins playing Minecraft. Sam’s imagination blossoms and the game opens up a whole new world for father and son to share. Together, they discover that sometimes life must fall apart before you can build a better one.Inspired by Keith Stuart’s own relationship with his autistic son, A Boy Made of Blocks is a tear-jerking, funny, and, most of all, true-to-life novel about the power of difference and one very special little boy.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250111593 (1250111595)
ASIN: 1250111595
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
4.5 Sweet book
Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world’s most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-b...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.0 Emotionally charged with lots of character development
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewUsing the author's experience with one of his own children, this novel is about Alex who has had difficulties dealing with his autistic son, Sam, leading to marital breakdown, compounded by redundancy. The video game, Minecraft, hel...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it
5.0 A unique adventure and a very personal and emotional one. I loved it
Thanks to Net Galley and to Little, Brown Book Group UK and Sphere for providing me with a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This is a unique book. Yes, I know all books are unique in one way or another, but this book is unique because it deals with something that is always goi...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.0 Minecraft helps a father relate to his autistic son
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Using the author's experience with one of his own children, this novel is about Alex who has had difficulties dealing with his autistic son, Sam, leading to marital breakdown, compounded by redundancy. The video game, Minecraft, ...
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