Dummy: A Memoir

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After enduring a life defined by autism, illiteracy, a suicide attempt, crime and time in a psych ward, David Patten has been able to turn his life into one worth living. He chronicles his experience in the book Dummy: A Memoir which he talks about with Bill Leff.