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Mermaid : A Memoir of Resilience
by Eileen Cronin


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In later years, as her mother battled mental illness and denied having taken the drug thalidomide--known to cause birth defects--Cronin felt apart from her family. After the death of a close brother, she turned to alcohol. Eventually, however, she found the strength to set out on her own, volunteering at hospitals and earning a PhD in clinical psychology.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In later years, as her mother battled mental illness and denied having taken the drug thalidomide--known to cause birth defects--Cronin felt apart from her family. After the death of a close brother, she turned to alcohol. Eventually, however, she found the strength to set out on her own, volunteering at hospitals and earning a PhD in clinical psychology.

Reflecting with humor and grace on her youth, search for love, and quest for answers, Cronin spins a shimmering story of self-discovery and transformation.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393350746
  • ISBN-10: 0393350746
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: February 2015
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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