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BORN ON A BLUE DAY Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

by | Read by Simon Vance

Biography & Memoir • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

Although Daniel Tammet is only 27, as an autistic savant with Asperger's syndrome, he has already lived an unusual life. Strict routines are necessary? the same number of flakes of porridge for breakfast and cups of tea at exactly the same time each day. He can recite pi to 22,514 places from memory, and he learned Icelandic in a week. He experiences synesthesia, which makes him see numbers and letters as shapes and colors and emotions. (He was born on a Wednesday, which is a blue day.) Simon Vance enhances this memoir with a sensitive performance. He affects an almost imperceptible awkwardness of speech to capture the spirit of Tammet as an extraordinary and successful individual. A.B. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 9781400104031 $29.99 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400154036 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $13.99


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 9781400134038 $59.99 • Six CDs

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