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10 edition of The speed of dark found in the catalog.

The speed of dark

by Elizabeth Moon

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autism -- Patients -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Moon.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.O557 S64 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3559124M
    ISBN 100345447557
    LC Control Number2002020771

    The Speed of Dark Essay on Autism. Home. Reviews. About the Author. Essay on Autism. United We Read. Resource Books. Links. Autism: Past, Present, Future, Speculative. Autism is all over the news right now, a very different situation than 18 years ago when we were looking for the cause of our son's developmental delay.   The fascinating thing about Elizabeth Moon’s The Speed of Dark is the voice. Lou Arrendale is autistic, and never for a moment in the first person narrative that forms the vast majority of this.

    "The speed of not knowing," Linda says. I puzzle at that a moment and figure it out. "Not knowing expands faster than knowing," I say. Linda grins and ducks her head. "So the speed of dark could be greater than the speed of light. If there always has to be dark around the light, then it has to go out ahead of it.".   The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon has a unique style but on the other hand it’s also a bit too naive for my liking. The main character, Lou Arrendale, is a likable guy, but I guess many readers might feel disappointed at the end.

    The speed of darkness is faster than the speed of light. Understand how and stay up to date on science news with : Jolene Creighton.   Praise for The Speed of Dark “Splendid and graceful A lot of novels promise to change the way a reader sees the world; The Speed of Dark actually does.”—The Washington Post Book World “[A] beautiful and moving story [Elizabeth] Moon is the mother of an autistic teenager and her love is apparent in the story of Lou.


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The speed of dark by Elizabeth Moon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Speed of Dark: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) and millions of other books are available for instant by: Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon tells the story of an autistic man in the near future where advances in medical technology have cured many diseases.

The protagonist is in a small group of people who were born just before these advances and so have grown up in a world where their disability is a close anachronism.4/5.

The Book. About. Contact. More-Illustration, Layout, Design-Natalie Curtiss Speed Of The Dark. Set inthis timeless story follows an ambitious and brilliant young boy who will stop at nothing to travel faster than the speed of light. Throughout the journey he learns more than just advanced physics and discovers the true importance of.

THE SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 1, Military-SF novelist Moon (Against the Odds,etc.) offers a touching account The speed of dark book an autistic man who struggles to cure his condition without changing his self.

Though The Speed of Dark was published in before CRISPR gene editing was a reality, it proposes a world where such editing is commonplace- not as a means of eugenics, but to ensure that genetic disorders are removed from fetuses before The speed of dark book even born. THE SPEED OF DARK is an incredible novel that captures the essences of an intelligent autistic person struggling to independently survive in a constantly changing world.

Comparisons have been coming thick and fast for Elizabeth Moon's riveting new novel THE SPEED OF DARK, released in January. My publisher, Penguin Random House, has chosen The Speed of Dark as one of their books to highlight for National Autism Awareness Day, April 1,in conjunction with Autism Speak’s Light It Up Blue.

And of course I’m excited about that and absolutely delighted to be part of the display. It will be on the elevator display, and also in the main lobby. Today’s Book: “The Speed of Dark” by Elizabeth Moon The Plot: When scientists develop an experimental treatment that might cure autism in adults, a group of autistic adults working at a pharmaceutical company is pressured to undergo the treatment to keep their jobs.

Autistic Character(s): Lou Arrendale – the protagonist – along with his co-workers. Such a book is The Speed of Dark.”—Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel “A remarkable journey [that] takes us into the mind of an autistic with a terrible choice: become normal or remain an alien on his own planet.”—Mary Doria Russell, author of The SparrowBrand: Random House Publishing Group.

The Speed of Dark is one such book. At some point in the near future Lou Arrendale is an autism sufferer working for a nameless corporation that employs a whole division of autists in order to exploit their highly developed pattern-recognition skills.

The Speed of Dark: A Novel - Ebook written by Elizabeth Moon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Speed of Dark: A Novel/5(69). The Speed of Dark Book Summary and Study Guide.

Elizabeth Moon Booklist Elizabeth Moon Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Speed of Dark; It is science fiction that happens in a near future, but beyond that many of the tropes of science fiction are not in this book.

It is narrated by Lou Arrendale a ish autistic man who has. He is haunted by the "speed of dark" as he proceeds with his mesmerizing quest for self—"Not knowing arrives before knowing; the future arrives before.

Technically because E. Moon writes sf and fantasy and because [The Speed of Dark] is set in the near future one could make an argument for putting the book in the speculative fiction slot, but I choose not to because Moon's attention to how the high-functioning autistic person experiences the world is the core of the experience of reading the book and there is nothing speculative 4/5(94).

Praise for The Speed of Dark “Splendid and graceful A lot of novels promise to change the way a reader sees the world; The Speed of Dark actually does.”—The Washington Post Book World “[A] beautiful and moving story [Elizabeth] Moon is the mother of an autistic teenager and her love is apparent in the story of Lou.4/5(48).

The Speed of Dark Lou Arrendale is autistic. He was born in the generation after advances in understanding of autism, and after the development of teaching aids and learning mechanisms that allowed autistic people to learn basic interaction skills, but the generation after his had a cure that could be applied in the womb.

Book Overview Thoughtful, provocative, poignant, unforgettable, The Speed of Dark is a gripping journey into the mind of an autistic person as he struggles with profound questions of humanity and matters of the heart.

In the near future, disease will be Cited by:   Speed of Dark was our first book. It was a perfect one to start with. The book raises so many questions about disability, about autism, about the human condition.

The question of cure, the idea of 'needing fixed' was a huge one for the book club members. We all felt very passionately about the end of the book/5(). 'Speed Of Dark' is a powerful near-future thriller, from critically acclaimed author Elizabeth Moon: Review(s): "A must read" - Anne McCaffrey / "At once enchanting and heartbreaking.

Her near-future world, and her people, are absolutely compelling" - Greg Bear / "Lou is unforgettable, one of those rare characters who changes forever the.

'The Speed of the Dark' is a strangely haunting little book. Atmospheric sinister even. The style of writing is not unlike Roald Dhal's short stories; imagine one of his 'Tales of the Unexpected' expanded to a full novel, and you'll get the picture.5/5(5). Free Online Library: The Speed of Dark.(Audiobook Review, Young Adult Review, Brief Article) by "Kliatt"; Business Publishing industry Library and information science Printer Frien, articles and books.

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