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Far from the Tree - a book by Solomon, Andrew

Far from the Tree

Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

Far from the Tree( )
Author: Solomon, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-7432-3672-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.50
Book Description:

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s 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 so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People). More Description

Book Details
Pages:976
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Children With Special Needs
Psychology / General
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:2.101 Pounds
Author Biography
Solomon, Andrew (Author)
Andrew Solomon was born in New York City on October 30, 1963. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Yale University and a Master's degree in English at Jesus College, Cambridge. He has written for numerous publications including The New York Times and The New Yorker. He has written several non-fiction books including The Irony Tower, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, and The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, which won the 2001 National Book Award. He also wrote the novel A Stone Boat. He is a lecturer in psychiatry at Cornell University and special advisor on LGBT affairs to the Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.

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