The Long Ride Home: The Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child's Life by Rupert Isaacson

The Long Ride Home: The Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child's Life by Rupert Isaacson

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Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and his inability to make friends - were gone. But a year almost to the day since Rowan's improvement he started regressing: the accidents and tantrums reappeared, terrifying his father Rupert.

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Heart-breaking, uplifting and full of adventure, The Long Ride Home is the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller The Horse Boy. Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and his inability to make friends - were gone. But a year almost to the day since Rowan's improvement he started regressing: the accidents and tantrums reappeared, terrifying his father Rupert. Something had to be done. Father and son embarked on a new quest, journeying from the bushmen of Namibia to the coastal rainforests of Queensland, Australia and finally to the Navajo reservations of the American southwest, where Rowan was transformed - they had begun the Long Ride Home. "It is probably only once in a critical lifetime that one will be moved almost to tears ...a triumph of the human spirit". (Telegraph (on The Horse Boy)). "Magical, miraculous, uplifting". (Daily Mail (on The Horse Boy)). "Amazing, astonishing". (Sunday Times (on The Horse Boy)). Rupert Isaacson is British but lives with his family in Texas, USA. He is an ex-professional horse trainer and founder of The Horse Boy Foundation, which helps to make horses and nature available to other children, autistic or not, all over the world, including the UK. The Horse Boy was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.

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SKU GOR005866968
Title The Long Ride Home: The Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child's Life
Author By (author) Rupert Isaacson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Putnam Inc
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0670922285
ISBN 13 9780670922284
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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Heart-breaking, uplifting and full of adventure, The Long Ride Home is the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller The Horse Boy. Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and his inability to make friends - were gone. But a year almost to the day since Rowan's improvement he started regressing: the accidents and tantrums reappeared, terrifying his father Rupert. Something had to be done. Father and son embarked on a new quest, journeying from the bushmen of Namibia to the coastal rainforests of Queensland, Australia and finally to the Navajo reservations of the American southwest, where Rowan was transformed - they had begun the Long Ride Home. "It is probably only once in a critical lifetime that one will be moved almost to tears ...a triumph of the human spirit". (Telegraph (on The Horse Boy)). "Magical, miraculous, uplifting". (Daily Mail (on The Horse Boy)). "Amazing, astonishing". (Sunday Times (on The Horse Boy)). Rupert Isaacson is British but lives with his family in Texas, USA. He is an ex-professional horse trainer and founder of The Horse Boy Foundation, which helps to make horses and nature available to other children, autistic or not, all over the world, including the UK. The Horse Boy was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005866968
Title The Long Ride Home: The Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child's Life
Author By (author) Rupert Isaacson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Putnam Inc
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0670922285
ISBN 13 9780670922284
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.