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- DescriptionGREENHILL HOUSE is set in a Residential Treatment Center mainly housing adolescent street kids who have been designated abused, neglected and/or remanded by the courts after being apprehended for criminal behavior. Their treatment, care and recreation is entrusted to professional and line staff who struggle to rehabilitate their charges, most often a frustrating and unrewarding task, further complicated by working under a tyrannical director. The antics of GREENHILL residents are often very funny, the youngsters sometimes tear-provoking and occasionally scary. Dart, Patricia, Bobbie. June and Fatso are just some of the child population whom you will meet and may want to adopt--- if you are unusually strong. You will also get a glimpse into the home-life and condition of some of their physically and mentally damaged parents and their unbearable living environments. This is also the story of sometimes long-winded psychologist Jason Rogowsky PHD, who offers a talented understanding of human psychology, Richerd Corwin MD. psychiatrist whose nickname, Rich, describes his main interest, Allison Blue, MA, a new teacher at Greenhill whose stormy romantic affair with Jason plays a major part in this book, dictatorial Donald Cheaver, residence director, depressed Dr. Seymour Rentwood, EDD, principal of the specialized school attached to the treatment center, among other well- drawn characters, including Reggie Donelly, recreation director, Jason's best friend and Janet, a delightful oppressed secretary. For those interested in the writing, you will find some exceptionally poetic passages and descriptions in this original vel to add to your enjoyment.
- Author(s)Mel Jacobs
- Date of Publication11/06/2014
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight376 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,With dust jacket
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