Broken Cord

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Harper Collins, Oct 12, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages
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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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User Review  - homeschoolmimzi - LibraryThing

I read this book many years ago for an assignment in a grad class. I remember being surprised by how much I learned from it and how much I liked it. Definitely going to re-read this one. Read full review

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User Review  - MEAWelsh - LibraryThing

Excellent account of how the author and his family deals with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Dorris also describes the prevalence of alcoholism and FAS on Indian reservations. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
16
Section 3
31
Section 4
65
Section 5
77
Section 6
96
Section 7
114
Section 8
134
Section 9
156
Section 10
171
Section 11
196
Section 12
219
Section 13
265
Section 14
282
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About the author (1990)

Michael Dorris is the author of A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, The Broken Cord, Working Men, Morning Girl, and Guests, and co-author with Louise Erdrich of The Crown of Columbus.

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