Solomon's Sword by Michael Shapiro
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Solomon's Sword
By Michael Shapiro

Solomon's Sword

Two Families and the Children the State Took Away

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Solomon's Sword by Michael Shapiro

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In an era when headlines often seem dominated by horrific stories about abused children, Solomon's Sword weaves together the elements of two painful custody battles into a memorable book that no reader who cares about children will be able to put aside. In examining collisions between children, parents, and the law, Shapiro meets judges, lawyers, social workers, clergy, and therapists who must advocate a course of action in thousands of cases each year across America. Reading about these dedicated people, professionals in the vanguard of new approaches to the problem of mistreated children, will leave readers hopeful that we are finally learning how to ameliorate this enduring national disgrace. Solomon's Sword sheds new light on a dire social problem in a powerful book that will influence public policy for years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813339535
ISBN-10: 0813339537
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 20mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 12-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro's work has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times Magazine. The author of three previous books, he teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and lives in New York with his wife, Susan Chira, and their two children.

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