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

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

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From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so.

Solomon’s startling proposition is that diversity is what unites us all. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome,… (more)

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From a writer known primarily as a historian of sadness, this sweeping tribute to the joys of parental love can be startling and ecstatic.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Scribner (November 13, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 672 pages

File size: 4.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Wellcome Book Prize 2014 winner, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction 2013 winner, National Book Critics Circle for General Non-fiction 2012 winner


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