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    • The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius

    • By: Kristine Barnett
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At 9 he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age 12 he became a paid researcher in quantum physics. But the story of Kristine’s journey with Jake is all the more remarkable because his extraordinary mind was almost lost to autism. At age 2, when Jake was diagnosed, Kristine was told he might never be able to tie his own shoes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Is It Okay to Like a Story, but Hate the Writing?

    • By E. Pearson on 02-05-15

    Regular price: $28.00