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Far from the tree : a dozen kinds of love

Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this seminal new study of family, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who learn to deal with their exceptional children and find profound meaning in doing so. He introduces us to families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, disability, with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solomon
ISBN: 9780701176112 0701176113 9780701188764 0701188766
OCLC Number: 813857785
Awards: Winner of Green Carnation Prize 2013.
Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Nonfiction 2013.
Long-listed for Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2014.
Long-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2013.
Description: 962 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Son --
Deaf --
Dwarfs --
Down's syndrome --
Autism --
Schizophrenia --
Disability --
Prodigies --
Rape --
Crime --
Transgender --
Father.
Responsibility: Andrew Solomon.

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Tells the stories of parents who learn to deal with their children and find meaning in doing so. This title introduces us to families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism,  Read more...

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"The tales Solomon returns with, of profound disability and extreme differences overcome, make it a bible of empathy and inclusion" -- Cressida Connolly Spectator "Andrew Solomon's Far From The Tree Read more...

 
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