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MOTHER WARRIORS A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds

by | Read by Tavia Gilbert

Contemporary Culture • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Tavia Gilbert's urgent reading captures the complexity of this controversial polemic on the causes of autism and strategies to overcome it. Sometimes her militant tone sounds out of sync with her otherwise attractive vocal range, but it's a good match for the same kind of conflicting energies in Jenny McCarthy's writing. The author explains that autistic symptoms can improve with medical treatments and that the medical establishment is blind to these treatments and to the environmental causes of the disorder. She makes her case with anecdotal evidence and relentless faith in her beliefs. The tasteful, appealing balance in Gilbert’s narration—ultimately more personal and convincing than argumentative—makes listeners want to believe in McCarthy’s position. T.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2010]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 9781433246838 $19.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CS ISBN 9781433246814 $34.95 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 9781433246821 $40.00 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781433246845 $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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