籠 Find ƶ Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity 冀 PDF Author Andrew Solomon ﬠ

籠 Find ƶ Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity 冀 PDF Author Andrew Solomon ﬠ Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Reviews Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing soa brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity People.Solomons startling proposition in Far from the Tree is that being exceptional is at the core of the human conditionthat difference is what unites us He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, or multiple severe disabilities with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender While each of these characteristics is potentially isolating, the experience of difference within families is universal, and Solomon documents triumphs of love over prejudice in every chapter All parenting turns on a crucial question to what extent should parents accept their children for who they are, and to what extent they should help them become their best selves Drawing on ten years of research and interviews with than three hundred families, Solomon mines the eloquence of ordinary people facing extreme challenges Elegantly reported by a spectacularly original and compassionate thinker, Far from the Tree explores how people who love each other must struggle to accept each othera theme in every familys life. Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

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  • 6253
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  • 0743236726
  • Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

  • Andrew Solomon
  • English
  • 09 September 2016
  • 976 pages

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