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Hope's boy

著者: Andrew Bridge
出版商: New York : Hyperion, 2008.
版本/格式:   Print book : 传记 : 英语 : 1st ed查看所有的版本和格式
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Relates the author's harrowing family circumstances that led to his placement in the equally daunting foster-care system, and describes how he beat the odds through high academic achievement.
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类型/形式: Biography
提及的人: Andrew Bridge; Andrew Bridge; Andrew Bridge
材料类型: 传记
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所有的著者/提供者: Andrew Bridge
ISBN: 9781401303228 1401303226
OCLC号码: 182630640
描述: 306 pages ; 25 cm
责任: Andrew Bridge.
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Relates the author's harrowing family circumstances that led to his placement in the equally daunting foster-care system, and describes how he beat the odds through high academic achievement.

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Great, great book

评论者是 Becky76 (公布的WorldCat用户 2007-12-23) 极好 Permalink
First time writer, Andrew Bridge, has written a stunning beautiful memoir about his childhood, first with his mentally ill mother then in foster care. The writing is luminous. The story is unforgettable. It is a searing reminder of the love exists between a parent and child, and how often we fail...
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A Wonderful and Important Memoir

评论者是 Brian267 (公布的WorldCat用户 2008-01-06) 极好 Permalink
The book has not be released yet but the publisher has printed a large number of advance reading copies. Hope's Boy is a beautifully written book about Andrew Bridge's childhood, his young and uneducated mother who succumbed to mental illness and his childhood in foster care. Bridge is a lawyer --...
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Powerful and Beautiful

评论者是 DavidNaseln (公布的WorldCat用户 2008-01-06) 极好 Permalink
I was lucky to have a friend lend me his Hope's Boy ARC. An extraordinary memoir by a first time author who spent nearly his entire childhood in foster care. Bridge offers a straight forward, cleanly written story of the daily lives of children who are by the state and held in its care. He reminds us...
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An Honest, Uncompromising Memoir

评论者是 Elana (公布的WorldCat用户 2008-01-24) 极好 Permalink
A friend of mine who's works at an independent book store gave me an advance reading copy of Hope's Boy. I read it in three days. Bridge has written the incredible story of his mother, her final fall into psychosis and his childhood in foster care. It's a devastating written story about the binds...
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The Power of Resilience in Surviving a Broken Foster Care System

评论者是 Mwhitedcr (公布的WorldCat用户 2008-01-31) 极好 Permalink
I was delighted to read Hope's Boy. It reminds me why I’m a social worker. Connections with others, and the need for them, are at our core. They are powerful and enduring, as is the sense of loss when they are broken. In Bridge’s case, social workers and the foster care system broke his physical...
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