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When the Bough Breaks: Pregnancy and the Legacy of Addiction
     

When the Bough Breaks: Pregnancy and the Legacy of Addiction

by Corser & Adler, Frances P. Adler
 

YA-Photographs, narratives, and poetry describe the physical, psychological, and emotional pain of alcohol, drugs, and child abuse in a way that no strictly factual book could. The authors spent five years interviewing and photographing addicted mothers: the effects of dependency on their bodies, their children, and their families. This source goes beyond

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YA-Photographs, narratives, and poetry describe the physical, psychological, and emotional pain of alcohol, drugs, and child abuse in a way that no strictly factual book could. The authors spent five years interviewing and photographing addicted mothers: the effects of dependency on their bodies, their children, and their families. This source goes beyond blaming the women and takes a look at generational and societal problems. This is a collection of poignant, raw, and searing memories that are agonizing to read.-Pat Royal, Crossland High School, Camp Springs, MD

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YA-Photographs, narratives, and poetry describe the physical, psychological, and emotional pain of alcohol, drugs, and child abuse in a way that no strictly factual book could. The authors spent five years interviewing and photographing addicted mothers: the effects of dependency on their bodies, their children, and their families. This source goes beyond blaming the women and takes a look at generational and societal problems. This is a collection of poignant, raw, and searing memories that are agonizing to read.-Pat Royal, Crossland High School, Camp Springs, MD

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ISBN-13:
9780939165209
Publisher:
NewSage Press
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
9.41(w) x 12.38(h) x 0.62(d)

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