Kenzaburo Oe - Nonfiction
- Kenzaburo Oe.
- A Healing Family
(Kodansha International, 1996).
Distributed by Farrar Strauss Giroux. Kenzaburo Oe is a Nobel Laureate who has written about his disabled son, Hikari Oe. Hikari Oe is autistic, epileptic, and mentally handicapped and his parents were told he would be a "vegetable"; he is severely handicapped but also a talented musical composer. Two CDs of Hikari Oe's music are available (Denon 78952 and Denon 78053).
ISBN: 4770020481 (hardcover, 146 pages); ISBN: 4770027338 (paperback, 208 pages, 2001).
Autism non-fiction books by Kenzaburo Oe.