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The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

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An in-depth study of a 1973 case in which thirteen-year-old Shirley Wilder, an abused runaway, became the focus of a class-action lawsuit in regard to the inequities of New York City's foster care system provides a full-history of the case and the long-term consequences of foster care for Shirley, her son Lamont, and Lamont's son, all victims of the system. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

About the Author

Nina Bernstein lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307787743
Subtitle:
The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Bernstein, Nina
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Publication Date:
20020205
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
496

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