BALM IN GILEAD: JOURNEY OF A HEALER • Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
Addison Wesley / 1988
Hardcover / 321 pages

Professor Lightfoot candidly conveys the strength, endurance, and reliance upon a supportive family that pushed a Black woman, the author's mother, on to become a distinguished child psychoanalist in the face of racism, sexism, and poverty. 

︎Condition note: A used book in Good condition / chipping and edgewear to dustjacket / some tanning & fading / inteiror pages are clean and free of markings or underlinings / book comes wrapped in protective mylar