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A curious experience

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Published by W.G. Gibson in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mark Twain
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 46638, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 46638
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (27 fr.).
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24628341M
ISBN 100665466382


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In his book Curious. Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life (HarperCollins, ), Todd Kashdan, PhD, recounts an experience he had watching his wife interact with new friends.

She told them stories he had never heard and, as a result, he was able to see a part of her he hadn’t seen before. First published in Collier's Magazine onit was subsequently anthologized in Fitzgerald's book Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories.

It also was later adapted into the namesake film and in into a stage : F. Scott Fitzgerald. A Curious Experience. By Mark Twain From Merry Tales (). This is the story which the Major told me, as nearly as I can recall it: In the winter ofI was commandant of Fort Trumbull, at New London, Conn.

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He has a pet rat, seems to drink nothing but strawberry milkshakes, and does high-level math problems in his head for fun. He also has a disability – unspecified in the book, but that has been elsewhere compared with Asperger syndrome – that makes social interactions very difficult and uncomfortable.

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Mark Haddon was an author and illustrator of children's books, who one day decided to write a book for adults instead. An image popped into his head – of a dead poodle in someone's front lawn, stabbed with a pitchfork – and he thought it was just about the funniest thing in the world ().

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Christopher has a disability. In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Christopher is isolated, and so totally psyched about doesn't like being around people, really doesn't enjoy talking, and absolutely hates being touched. When he wants to relax, he just crams himself into the smallest space he can fit into, and hangs out there for a few hours.

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