by Eli Gottlieb
Reviewed by Linda:
If you enjoyed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, then you will welcome this moving, eloquent novel about Todd Aaron, an autistic man of 50 who lives in a progressive institution. Sensitively told from Todd's perspective, the book describes how his life is disrupted by an intimidating new staffer and an intriguing new female resident. Todd's desire to escape from these pressures by running away leads him to make some disastrous decisions, and his adventures will keep readers turning pages.