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Helpless: A True Short Story


About the Book

A dramatic short story from experienced foster carer Rosie Lewis.

Baby Sarah is born to a crack-addicted mother on a freezing cold night in December. Rosie is woken a few short hours later, at 1am, and taken to the maternity unit by police escort to collect the infant and take her to a place of safety.

But it soon becomes clear that Sarah is suffering from severe withdrawal symptoms. Knowing that separation is inevitable, Rosie tries to maintain a professional distance but that’s easier said than done.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780007541829
  • ISBN 10: 0007541821
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 12/05/2013
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 2.99 CAD
  • BISAC2: SELF-HELP / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drugs
  • BISAC3: SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BISAC4: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Alternative Family
  • BISAC5: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering

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