We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | June 29, 2015

    Roger Hobbs: IMG Soundtrack of Macau: Roger Hobbs's Playlist for Vanishing Games



    My new novel, Vanishing Games, is a heist thriller set in the gambling city of Macau, China. I lived there briefly while researching the book and... Continue »
    1. $18.17 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Vanishing Games

      Roger Hobbs 9780385352642

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.50
List price: $15.00
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
4 Remote Warehouse Sociology- Children and Family

Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System

by

Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

With the same acute observation, humor, and compassion she brought to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Is There No Place on Earth for Me?. Sheehan tells the story of one family's passage through the child-welfare system. A searing account of poverty, addiction, and abuse which poses inescapable questions about our society.

Synopsis:

US

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679754503
Author:
Sheehan, Susan
Publisher:
Vintage
Author:
Sheehan
Author:
Susan
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Child psychology and development
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Teenage mothers
Subject:
Teenage mothers -- United States -- Case studies.
Subject:
Socially handicapped teenagers.
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Teenagers with social disabilities
Subject:
Teenage mothers -- United States.
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
94-40
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.97x5.25x.55 in. .50 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. On the edge :a history of poor black... Used Hardcover $1.98
  2. A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph... Used Hardcover $2.25
  3. Ellen Foster Used Trade Paper $2.95
  4. There Are No Children Here: The...
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  5. Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children... Used Trade Paper $4.50
  6. Worlds of Pain: Life in the... Used Trade Paper $5.95

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Adoption and Foster Care
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family
History and Social Science » Sociology » Poverty
History and Social Science » Sociology » Social Work

Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.50 In Stock
Product details 192 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780679754503 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , US
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.