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(p. 96) Blind Tom: A Celebrated Slave Pianist Coping with the Stress of Autism 

(p. 96) Blind Tom: A Celebrated Slave Pianist Coping with the Stress of Autism
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(p. 96) Blind Tom: A Celebrated Slave Pianist Coping with the Stress of Autism
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John Davis

and M. Grace Baron

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195182262.003.0006
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date: 29 October 2020

Chapter 5 presents a review of the life and circumstances of a musical savant born into slavery named Tom Wiggins, known to the American public as ‘Blind Tom’, including psychological insight into stress and coping within the historical context of the mid-1800s.

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