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Far from the tree : parents, children and the search for identity

Auteur : Andrew Solomon
Éditeur : New York : Scribner, 2012.
Édition/format :   Livre : Anglais : 1st Scribner hardcover edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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In this book the author tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. His proposition is that diversity is what unites us all. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, multiple severe disabilities, with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals,  Lire la suite...
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Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Andrew Solomon
ISBN : 9780743236713 0743236718 0701188766 9780701188764 0743236726 9780743236720
Numéro OCLC : 779265963
Récompenses : National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, 2012.
Description : ix, 962 pages ; 25 cm
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Responsabilité : Andrew Solomon.

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Tells stories of parents who learn to deal with their exceptional children and find profound meaning in doing so. This book explores themes of generosity, acceptance and tolerance - and shows how  Lire la suite...

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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 Lire la suite...

 
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