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Is There No Place on Earth for Me

Written by Susan Sheehan
Foreword by Robert Coles


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $15.99

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Is There No Place on Earth for Me?

Written by Susan Sheehan
Foreword by Robert Coles


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

This renowned journalist's classic Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of schizophrenia—now reissued with a new postscript—follows a flamboyant and fiercely intelligent young woman as she struggles in the throes of mental illness.

“Sylvia Frumkin” was born in 1948 and began showing signs of schizophrenia in her teens. She spent the next seventeen years... Read more >

Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair
One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System
Written by Susan Sheehan


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair
One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System
Written by Susan Sheehan


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 6, 1994
Price: $15.00

Through this story Sheehan charts a terrifying legacy of institutional abuse and neglect, and paints a haunting portrait of children growing up without childhood. Sheehan's protagonist is Crystal Taylor, the fourteen-year-old daughter of a heroin addict. While following Crystal's haphazard movement from institution to institution, and tracing the parallel journeys of... Read more >
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