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This is an informative, well researched and very interesting book.
From there I read the chapter on dwarfism, and then finally turned to the first pages of the book and started reading the beginning!
Solomon gives us the best researched view of children whose identities are far different from their parents.
An in-depth, thoughtful and insightful look at parents, children, identity, connection, culture, attachment and humanity. Read morePublished 8 hours ago by lori ferrin
Scholarly, well-researched, and at the same time, touchingly personal and filled with compassion, Far From the Tree provides a thorough exploration of what it means to be related -... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Marcia Iverson
Item received promptly and in condition described. Had plenty of time to read it for book club. ThanksPublished 5 days ago by Pauline M. Buchanan
Well written; erudite but not dry or boring; interesting topic - worth reading for all who have childrenPublished 5 days ago by Beatriz Brandt
This long but utterly engrossing book devotes each of it's chapters to "different" groups of people - deaf, those with autism, down's, transgender etc. Read morePublished 8 days ago by DJ 815
A compelling and important view into the lives of children, adult children and parents of persons who significantly vary from the mainstream characteristics both physically and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Meg Whitaker-Greene
Outstanding book - a must read for all parents, regardless of their child's health status. Each chapter can standalone, so don't be intimidated by the book's length.Published 9 days ago by randomReader
One of the most extraordinary book I have read...because, these stories, literally transformed me and my perceptions of so many other human beings, their life and families, their... Read morePublished 10 days ago by bernadette grosjean