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Ron Suskind

Biography

Ron Suskind

Ron Suskind is the author of the New York Times bestsellers THE WAY OF THE WORLD, THE ONE PERCENT DOCTRINE, THE PRICE OF LOYALTY, and A HOPE IN THE UNSEEN. From 1993 to 2000 he was the senior national affairs writer for the Wall Street Journal, where he won a Pulitzer Prize. His newest book, LIFE, ANIMATED, chronicles his son Owen's struggle with autism and the way in which the family used Owen's affinity for Disney to connect with him. He lives in Cambridge, MA, where he is Senior Fellow at Harvard's Safra Center for Ethics.

Ron Suskind

Books by Ron Suskind

by Ron Suskind - Family, Family Life, Fatherhood, Memoir, Parenting, Parenting & Families, Parenting & Family

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.