A Thorn in My Pocket: Temple Grandin’s Mother Tells the Family Story

Memoir by Eustacia Cutler

A memoir in its second printing, the book chronicles Eustacia Cutler’s story of raising her autistic daughter, Temple Grandin, an internationally renowned animal sciences professor and designer of livestock handling facilities. Thorn details life in the fifties, when autistic children were routinely diagnosed as “infant schizophrenics” and wrongly institutionalized. (Future Horizons-Autism Books)