Turning Stones: My Days And Nights With Children At Risk A Caseworker's Story by Marc ParentTurning Stones: My Days And Nights With Children At Risk A Caseworker's Story by Marc Parent

Turning Stones: My Days And Nights With Children At Risk A Caseworker's Story

byMarc Parent

Paperback | January 27, 1998

Pricing and Purchase Info

$20.00

Earn 100 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter twenty-three floors to her death? Marc Parent, a city caseworker, searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers, and shares them in this powerful, vivid, beautifully written book.

WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHOR
Marc Parent is the author of Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize as well as a New Visions nominee and a NEBA Honorary Selection, and Believing It All: What My Children Taught Me About Trout Fishing, Jelly Toast, and Life. He has written for The New York Times and USA...
Loading
Title:Turning Stones: My Days And Nights With Children At Risk A Caseworker's StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.2 × 5.6 × 0.9 inPublished:January 27, 1998Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0449912353

ISBN - 13:9780449912355

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

From Our Editors

Why does an infant die of malnutrition? Why does an eight-year-old hold a knife to his brother's throat? Or a mother push her cherished daughter 23 floors to her death? As a city caseworker, Marc Parent has searched the streets--and his heart--for the answers to these and other questions about children at risk. In this powerful book, he shares his findings with readers.