Strong Female Character

Strong Female Character

Biography & True Stories, Literary Biographies
Paperback Published on: 11/01/2024
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'If you've ever been on a night out where you got blackout drunk and have laughed the next day as your friends tell you all the stupid stuff you said, that's what being autistic feels like for me: one long blackout night of drinking, except there's no socially sanctioned excuse for your gaffes and no one is laughing.'

Fern Brady was told she couldn't be autistic because she's had loads of boyfriends and is good at eye contact. This is a story of how being female can get in the way of being autistic and how being autistic gets in the way of being the 'right kind' of woman.

  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781914240478
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 260g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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Strong Female Character
Fascinating - told with humour and honesty
Thank you to the author and publisher Octopus Books for access to this as an ebook as part of a blog tour with Random Things Tours. I bought the audiobook ... READ MORE
Lisey P
Strong Female Character
Brave and bold
Strong Female Character was not exactly the read i was expecting, less funny and more bleak than i thought it would be, but that's not a negative at all an... READ MORE
David Brockway