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    To the end of June : the intimate life of American foster care / Cris Beam.
    by Beam, Cris.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
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    9780151014125 :
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    871379
    Description: 
    xvii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Preface -- Catch. King Solomon's baby -- Eye of the beholder -- Timing is anything -- Drugs in the system -- Catch as catch can -- Hold. Surge control -- Chutes and ladders and chutes -- Arrested in development -- Taking agency -- Homespun -- Release. Fantasy islands -- There's something about Mary -- Experiment -- Touching the elephant -- Last call -- Epilogue.
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    An intimate, authoritative look at the foster care system that examines why it is failing the kids it is supposed to protect and what can be done to change it.
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