"Spoonface" Steinberg

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Spoonface Steinberg
Appears inSpoonface Steinberg (1994)

"Spoonface" Steinberg is the main character of Lee Hall's dramatic monologue Spoonface Steinberg.

Biography[edit]

"Spoonface" Steinberg is a 7-year-old girl dying of cancer. Her first name is unknown; Spoonface is a nickname given to her as a baby on account of her having a round face.

Autism[edit]

Spoonface herself states that she is autistic. She does not attend regular education. She has mathematical savant skills: she can easily add numbers and state the day of the week on which a given date was.