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Another Place at the Table - 03 edition

Another Place at the Table (ISBN10: 1585422827; ISBN13: 9781585422821)
ISBN13: 978-1585422821
ISBN10: 1585422827

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1585422005
ISBN10: 1585422002

Summary: The startling and ultimately uplifting narrative of one woman's thirteen-year experience as a foster parent.

For more than a decade, Kathy Harrison has sheltered a shifting cast of troubled youngsters-the offspring of prostitutes and addicts; the sons and daughters of abusers; and teenage parents who aren't equipped for parenthood. All this, in addition to raising her three biological sons and two adopted daughters. What would motivate someone to give herse
lf over to constant, largely uncompensated chaos? For Harrison, the answer is easy.

Another Place at the Table is the story of life at our social services' front lines, centered on three children who, when they come together in Harrison's home, nearly destroy it. It is the frank first-person story of a woman whose compassionate best intentions for a child are sometimes all that stand between violence and redemption.
Author Biography: Kathy Harrison has been a foster parent to nearly one hundred children. In 1996, she and her husband were named Massachusetts Foster Parents of the Year, and, in 2002, they received the prestigious Goldie Foster Award. She lives with her husband, three biological sons, and two adopted daughters.
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Summary: The startling and ultimately uplifting narrative of one woman's thirteen-year experience as a foster parent.

For more than a decade, Kathy Harrison has sheltered a shifting cast of troubled youngsters-the offspring of prostitutes and addicts; the sons and daughters of abusers; and teenage parents who aren't equipped for parenthood. All this, in addition to raising her three biological sons and two adopted daughters. What would motivate someone to give herself over to constant, largely uncompensated chaos? For Harrison, the answer is easy.

Another Place at the Table is the story of life at our social services' front lines, centered on three children who, when they come together in Harrison's home, nearly destroy it. It is the frank first-person story of a woman whose compassionate best intentions for a child are sometimes all that stand between violence and redemption.
Author Biography: Kathy Harrison has been a foster parent to nearly one hundred children. In 1996, she and her husband were named Massachusetts Foster Parents of the Year, and, in 2002, they received the prestigious Goldie Foster Award. She lives with her husband, three biological sons, and two adopted daughters.
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Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: J.P. Tarcher
Published: 05/24/2004
International: No



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