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Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk A Caseworker's Story
Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk A Caseworker's Story
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Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk A Caseworker's Story

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Author: Marc Parent

Brand: Ballantine Books

Color: Silver

Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed

Number Of Pages: 400

Release Date: 27-01-1998

Details: Product Description Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written book. WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHOR From the Inside Flap Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written book. WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHOR From the Back Cover Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written book. WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHOR About the Author Marc Parent is the author of  Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk, a finalist for the  Los Angeles Times Book Prize as well as a New Visions nominee and a NEBA Honorary Selection, and  Believing It All: What My Children Taught Me About Trout Fishing, Jelly Toast, and Life. He has written for  The  New York Times and  USA Today, among other publications.

EAN: 9780449912355

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

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