Look Me in the Eye is based on a life with asperger's You get to go inside the mind of a guy named John Elder and feel his diffident. He shouts out answers that doesn't make sense to the question you asked. He also avoids eye contact. You get to see how churlish people really are. He lives a lugubrious life and you feel bad for him. A crazy mother and an abusive father, it makes you realize how thankful you should be to have a loving family. There are funny parts! John Elder uses a lot of chicanery on his brother. Those parts will have you laughing! This book will change your perspective on how you look at people.