A few weeks ago I was asked to attend an elementary school assembly. Cooperstown 2nd and 3rd graders would get to see the Mayor in person! I had to wonder what they’d make of it. I’m sure at 7 or 8 years old I couldn’t have cared less. I wanted to meet Batman.
It was Shakespeare making a speech, Joyce reading a passage from Finnegans Wake. When Roger Angell accepted his Spink Award at Doubleday Field on a sunny late Saturday July afternoon, the crowd was privileged to hear a master wordsman read his own words.
Mission of Complex is written by Jeff about his oldest son Nate, now an adult with autism and a professional artist. At times heartbreaking, inspiring and funny, the story of Jeff and his wife Karen's unexpected life with autism has helped many families who have stopped in to read on one families experiences.