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Place of Peace and Crickets (Paperback) (Tricia Booker)

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. When journalist Tricia Booker and her husband had trouble conceiving, they followed the well-worn footsteps of couples exploring in-vitro fertilization. Two years and thousands of dollars later, they decided to have a long fulfilling life—without children.

Instead, they became immersed in the world of international adoption. Their first child, born in Vietnam, introduced them to a poor but loving orphanage where infants slept with their caretakers.

Then came Guatemala, a beautiful, impoverished country where Booker's two younger children lived in tiny cribs with little human interaction.

In candid, raw prose, Booker tells the story of her family, including her son's diagnosis of Anxious-Attachment Disorder, the service dog she trained to help him, and her and her husband's chaotic attempts to simplify their lives in order to heal their son.
Number of Pages: 292
Genre: Literary Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Tricia Booker
Language: English
Street Date: March 18, 2017
TCIN: 53013074
UPC: 9781940189185
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-9511
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