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Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk

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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

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ISBN:
9780449912355
Foreword:
Quindlen, Anna
Afterword:
Parent, Marc
Foreword by:
Quindlen, Anna
Foreword:
Quindlen, Anna
Author:
Marc Parent with Anna Quindlen
Author:
Parent, Marc
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Child welfare
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
Subject:
Abused children
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Sociologists
Subject:
Child welfare workers
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Parent, Marc
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials / Science
Subject:
Biography-Sociologists
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
memoir;non-fiction;child abuse;social work
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
79-11 SF.
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.28x5.51x.90 in. .70 lbs.

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