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A girl called Barney It S Tough To Be A Single Dad But When Richard Colman Adopts His Dead Sister S Daughter, He Has No Idea How Tough Life Can Be.Richard S Girlfriend Walks Out His Business Starts Losing Clients And There S Something Terribly Wrong With The Little Girl.Her Name Is Bernadette, But Richard Calls Her Barney It S A Word His Own Father Used To Use A Barney, A Row, A Terrible Racket And Barney Is Well Named She Never Stops Screaming She Hammers Her Head On The Floor And The Walls She S Adorable, But She Doesn T Sleep She Cannot Talk She Won T Even Respond To Her Name.Richard Slowly Faces The Unbearable Truth That His Little Girl Is Profoundly Autistic And As He Prepares For A Battle Simply To Be Allowed To Keep His Child, He S Only Beginning To Find Out How Tough Life Can Be Christopher Stevens, The Bestselling Author Of A REAL BOY, Draws On Painful And Intensely Personal Experiences Of Raising His Own Autistic Child, To Create This Compelling Story Of A Single Parent Who Must Come To Terms With His Beloved Little Girl S Autism.AUTHOR S NOTE This Is A Novel The Characters Are Fictional, Though They Are Very Real To Me Many Of The Events In The Story Did Really Happen To My Family, Following The Diagnosis Of My Younger Son With Autism I Later Wrote A Memoir About This Intensely Emotional And Exhausting Experience It Was Published As A REAL BOY If You Have Read This Memoir, You Might Recognise Some Of The Scenes And Situations In A GIRL CALLED BARNEY And If You Want To Read A Strictly Factual Account, The Memoir Will Better Suit Your Needs A GIRL CALLED BARNEY Is Dramatic, Tragic And Less Humorous Than The Later, Non Fiction Book I Used The Novel To Express The Darker, Frightening Emotions That, In Real Life, We Hardly Dare Admit That We Feel.Praise For A REAL BOY, Christopher Stevens S Factual Account Of Raising His Autistic Son Jane Asher, President Of The National Autistic Society This Wonderfully Honest Book Tells Us A Great Deal, Not Only About Autism, But Also About The Extraordinary Tolerance And Unselfishness That Is Borne Out Of Unequivocal Love At The Same Time, It Reveals Some Uncomfortable Truths About The Struggle It Takes To Access The Rights Of Those With Disabilities In Our So Called Civilized Society The Sun, 15 Feb 08 Incredibly Moving Daily Mail, February 26, 2008Christopher Stevens Writes Poignantly About Life With His Autistic Son It S A Moving Account Of The Boy S Struggle To Cope With A World That Confuses Him And The Extraordinary Leap Forward That Gave Them All Hope.Bournemouth Daily Echo, 27th June 08By Turns Harrowing, Humorous And Inspirational.About The AuthorChristopher Stevens Has Been A Senior Sub Editor At The Observer For Fourteen Years And Is Also The Author Of Born Brilliant, The Acclaimed Biography Of Kenneth Williams Masters Of Sitcom, A Celebration Of Galton And Simpson And Thirty Days Has September, The Bestselling Reference Book On Kindle.Born Brilliant Was Shortlisted For A Sherry , The Sheridan Morley Theatre Biography Prize It Was Adapted And Broadcast As A Radio Four Book Of The Week. Inspirational It was a shocking, emotional, and at times humorous look at autism and UNCONDITIONAL love. What a read I feel like I have been round the block 10 times, amazing, pulled me in all the way through Absolutely loved this book

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