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Far From The Tree
- A Dozen Kinds of Love
- By: Andrew Solomon
- Narrated by: Andrew Solomon
- Length: 40 hrs and 37 mins
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.
- By Alan Doyle on 17-03-15
For anyone considering learning about mental health and disabilities from the standpoint of the family and of the individuals living with such conditions this book offers a compassionate and informative introduction.
I would recommended it to all university students and also to those living with or volunteering with these populations.
One of the best books I have ever listened to: