The Broken Cord
NY, Harper & Row, (1989). Advance reading copy of this well-received and award-winning account of his family's ongoing struggle to raise an adopted child afflicted with fetal alcohol syndrome. Introduction by Dorris's wife, writer Louise Erdrich. This book, and the television movie based on it, helped raise public consciousness of the damage caused by fetal alcohol syndrome, and the widespread nature of the problem on Indian reservations. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heartland Prize and the Christopher Award. Fine in wrappers. [#003841] $35
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