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The Horse Boy
Publisher:Text Publishing Co
The Horse Boy tells the heartbreaking, exhilarating story of Rowan's autism and his parents' journey of hope. As they watch their only child recede into a nightmare of isolation punctuated by episodes of incandescent rage, Rupert discovers two things that seem to pull Rowan back towards them. His uncanny, almost spiritual, connection with horses, and the spontaneous bond he appears to form with some traditional healers visiting from indigenous communities. So a plan begins to form. The desperate, crazy plan of taking Rowan on an expedition to a place where horses and traditional healing - shamanism - come together as a cultural whole. Mongolia. This is the story of an extraordinary adventure. But the ordinary qualities of love and courage that inspired it will resonate with parents everywhere.
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