Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Somewhere Over The Sea Review and Giveaway

Somewhere Over the Sea: A Father's Letter to His Autistic Son
In this deeply moving and elegantly written book, Halfdan W. Freihow takes Gabriel, his young autistic son, on a journey through the full spectrum of human experience. With great love, profound tenderness, and gentle wit, Freihow captures Gabriel’s triumphs and disappointments, his joy and frustration, while struggling to help him make sense of a world that he himself does not, and cannot, fully comprehend. A powerful, honest, and achingly beautiful narrative, Somewhere Over the Sea describes a complex, loving relationship that is sometimes fraught with misunderstanding, but always bolstered by unconditional love. A must-read for all parents.” (www.barnesandnobel.com)

This is not your typical autism parent book. 

First this is a dad’s perspective, second it’s 

not doom and glum.  It is a sincere and loving 

account of a fathers love for his child. It’s 

not all rainbows and flowers he does show the 

hard parts but shares the rewarding aspects of 

raising a child. There is a very brief 

explanation of autism and ADHD at the end. 

Great story that everyone should read. Gabriel 

is shown as a real person, a person with 

feelings, a person who thinks, feels, and 


Thanks to the publisher I am doing a giveaway 

of one copy of Somewhere Over the Sea. If you 

want to win just leave a comment. Winner will 

be picked at random (name in hat method) by 

Roger on Friday August 31, 2012 at 4pm EST.


  1. My husband and I would love to read this book.

  2. I would love this book :)

  3. This would be great for my husband (and me). He has raised his two children with autism on his own for the last 6 years (I'm new to the mix) and he would really enjoy reading a story from a father's perspective :)

  4. Antoinette CrippenAugust 31, 2012 at 11:54 PM

    We would love to recieve this book!

  5. I would love this book, especially for my husband. He does such a great job with our son Jorden (PDD-NOS & ADHD), but he often feels like he has no other dads to relate to.