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Murphy"s boy

by Torey L. Hayden

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTorey L. Hayden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A82893 M8 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3487693M
ISBN 100399127488
LC Control Number82007318

"Murphy's Boy" is an especially gripping account of Hayden's actual work with a bizarre, mute, year-old boy. In the beginning of the book, Kevin hardly seems human. He cowers under tables, sweating and shaking, never making a sound. Torey is unsure whether Kevin is capable of speech, but she begins working with him towards that end/5(69). This book mentions Audie Murphy and quotes him throughout the book. Quotes can be found on pp. 22, 23, 34, , 86, , , , , and The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II.

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Murphy's Boy is a beautifully written true story about an elective mute child who struggles with the after effects of childhood abuse. It is a real page turner. The writer shows strength and sensitivity and vulnerability and fine attention to detail/5(48).

Murphy's Boy is a non-fiction and a case study book. When Torey first met Kevin,he was barricaded under a table surrounded by chairs. Kevin was afraid of everything.

He has not spoken in several years. Torey was able to get him to talk, but then Kevin tells stories of his past.

He reveals a violent childhood that Torey does not know much about/5. The first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum, from acclaimed author Elana K.

Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso. This chapter book is an excellent choice /5(10). MURPHY’S BOY (SILENT BOY) remained Torey’s favorite book for many years.

“I felt I had found my writing voice with MURPHY’S BOY, “ she says. “My youth showed a little too much for comfort in ONE CHILD and I would completely re-write SOMEBODY ELSE’S KIDS, if I had my choice.”.

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