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The Broken Cord
The Broken Cord
Author: Michael Dorris
The controversial national bestseller that received unprecedented media attention, sparked the nation's interest in the plight of children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and touched a nerve in all of us. Winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award.
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ISBN-13: 9780060916824
ISBN-10: 0060916826
Publication Date: 11/21/1990
Pages: 320
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  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Helpful Score: 3
An outstanding read... hard not to read in one sitting, reaches out and pulls you in... regarding fetal alcohol syndrome...
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Helpful Score: 2
This book should be required reading for everyone who cares about reducing poverty or helping children.
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Helpful Score: 2
Really opens your eyes to the effect that alcohol can have on your life and what it does to our children and their health.
Kmarie avatar reviewed The Broken Cord on + 528 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
As an adoptive parent of a child (now young adult) born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, I highly recommend this book -- for pregnant mothers, teachers, professionals of all kinds who work with children or teens, and well, just about anyone. Very powerful, and true.
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Helpful Score: 2
Wonderful touching story about a man and his Native American son who has fetal alcohol syndrome. National Book Critics Circle Award Winner.
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