|提及的人：||Andrew Bridge; Andrew Bridge|
|描述：||306 p. ; 25 cm.|
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.
Great, great book
評論者是 Becky76 (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2007-12-23)
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
評論者是 Brian267 (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2008-01-06)
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 --...
Powerful and Beautiful
評論者是 DavidNaseln (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2008-01-06)
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...
An Honest, Uncompromising Memoir
評論者是 Elana (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2008-01-24)
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...
The Power of Resilience in Surviving a Broken Foster Care System
評論者是 Mwhitedcr (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2008-01-31)
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...
- Bridge, Andrew.
- Foster children -- California -- Biography.
- Foster home care -- California.
- Foster parents -- California.
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