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What I Learned About Gumby—and My Son

Since the subtitle of Following Ezra refers to the what I learned about Gumby and otters, a lot of people have asked, “What, exactly, did you learn about Gumby?” A few have posed a more basic question: “What’s Gumby?” Let’s take the second question first: Gumby is a green clay-animated character who appeared on a [...]

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‘Booklist’ Review: ‘Sweet, Funny, Uplifting.’

Thanks to Booklist, the American Library Assocation’s book review journal, for a rave review of Following Ezra in its August issue. Online access requires membership, but here’s the full text: In this sweet‭, ‬funny memoir about his son‭, ‬a former People magazine writer and editor manages to‭ ‬destigmatize autism better than any medical book has [...]

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