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Far from the tree : parents, children and the search for identity / Andrew Solomon
Bib ID 6188975
Format BookBook
Author
Solomon, Andrew, 1963-
 
Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed. 
Description New York : Scribner, 2012 
ix, 962 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0743236718
0743236726
9780743236713
9780743236720
Invalid ISBN 1439183104
1442356103
1442357436
9781439183106
9781442356108
9781442357433
Summary

Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so.

Full contents
  • Son
  • Deaf
  • Dwarfs
  • Down syndrome
  • Autism
  • Schizophrenia
  • Disability
  • Prodigies
  • Rape
  • Crime
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Children with disabilities -- United States -- Psychology.  |  Exceptional children -- United States -- Psychology.  |  Identity (Psychology) -- United States.  |  Parent and child -- United States -- Psychological aspects.  |  Parents of children with disabilities -- United States.  |  Parents of exceptional children -- United States.

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