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1 Andersen, Christopher Bill and Hillary: The Marriage
NY William Morrow 1999 0688167551 / 9780688167554 First Edition Stated Cloth & Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
340 pp, including 30 pp. b&w glossy photos. Bibliography, index. Almost new, slight edgewear on jacket at spine. Text clean. Binding firm. An exhaustive look at the relationship between the Clintons, and why it has lasted. Are US presidents immune to divorce? 
Price: 6.50 USD
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2 Bassoff, Evelyn Silten Ph.D. Between Mothers and Sons: The Making of Vital and Loving Men
New York. E P Dutton 1994 0525938338 / 9780525938330 1st Printing Cloth and Boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- -- 8.75 in Tall 
275 pp. includes bibliography, notes, index. Lacks jacket. Very clean and bright text, no markings. Spine lightly scuffed and soiled. Firm, tight binding. Tan-colored endpapers. A personal account of child rearing by a psychologist. Includes a chapter on mothers of gay sons, another on stepmothers. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Love Wins: For Teens, Bell, Rob
3 Bell, Rob Love Wins: For Teens
NY Harper 2013 0062221876 / 9780062221872 First Edition Cloth Tape & Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 8.5 In 
150 pp. Close to new, slight indentation on front panel of dust jacket. Text clean. Evangelist Rob Bell has penned a teenage version of his best-selling "Love Wins!" that explored the essence of heaven, hell and God's radical mercy. Wriing in his popular contemporary parable style, with short sentences and short paragraphs. Bell rcounts some of his own youthful misadventures to show how teens make stupid choices but also can make amends. He presents human society as "one big party" where we can bond with one another or play judge, mocking those we deem uncool. Suitable for kids of all ages, including grandparents. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Blomquist, Geraldine Molettiere;Blomquist, Paul B. Coping As a Foster Child
New York Rosen Publishing Group 199 0823913465 / 9780823913466 First Edition Stated Glossy Boards Good + No Jacket Ex Library 
110 pp. Ex-library with endpaper excised, library shelf label on lower spine. Text clean, no stampings. Includes resource list. Written for the older foster child and foster parent. Very anecdotal, with several case studies discussed. General description of the foster care process and what to expect. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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5 Boies, David and Olson, Theodore, B. Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
NY Viking 2014 0670015962 / 9780670015962 First Edition Cloth Tape & Boards Very Good Near Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in 
310 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos., index. A few pages with ink underlining and asterisks. Black slash mark on top edge near spine. Light spine slant. Text mostly clean. A detailed memoir in which two leading lawyers describe the case that challenged California's Proposition 8 and established marriage equality nationwide. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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Family Outing, Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick)
6 Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick) Family Outing
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1998 0316102334 / 9780316102339 2nd Printing Boards Very Good Good+ 8vo -- 9.5 In 
259 pp. light smudge and edge crinkling on white dust jacket. Text clean, no markings or notes. Chastity Bono, as she was known in the 1990s, describes her lesbian coming-out experience and her relationship with her celebrity mother, Cher. An epilogue explains she has had limited contact with dad Sonny after his entry into Republican politics although they are reportedly on good terms. Note: A later book, Transition, traces Bono's acknowledgement of his transman identity and decision to have partial (upper) surgery. Buy both books and receive a $3 discount during order processing. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband, Boyd, Helen
7 Boyd, Helen She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband
New York Seal Pr 2007 1580051936 / 9781580051934 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.5 In 
311 pp., bibliography. Light edgewear near spine. No markings, still firm. Vertical crease on front cover a quarter inch from spine. Lightly thumbed. A wife writes with sympathy and humor about life with a husband who is a cross-dresser and is considering a sex change to complete his evolution as Betty. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Brown, Agnes (O'Carroll, Brendan) Mrs. Brown's Family Handbook
London Penguin 2014 1405913533 / 9781405913539 Reprint Trade Paperback Near Fine Photo Book 8vo - 7.75 in Tall 
280 pp. Nearly new. Spine uncreased. No markings. Humorous photo book posing as a parenting self-help manual from Agnes, the drag matriarch of "Mrs. Brown's Boy's," an Irish television sitcom. Contains off-color material. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Studying Families, Copeland, Anne P.;  White, Kathleen M.
9 Copeland, Anne P.; White, Kathleen M. Studying Families
Newbury Park California Sage Publications 1992 0803932480 / 9780803932487 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
116 pp., reference notes, index. Close to new. No markings. Spine uncreased. Lightly read. A survey of methodology issues for social scientists doing research on families. Vol. 27 in the Applied Social Research Methods Series. The co-authors are psychology professors at Boston University. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Despert, J. Louise Children of Divorce
Garden City NY Doubleday 1962 Ist paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good +  12mo -- 7 in. Tall 
298 pp. Very clean and sturdy, cover slightly loose at bottom inch of spine. No markings or spine creases. Despert, a child psychiatrist, provides parents a guide in helping their children of all ages cope with divorce. A Dolphin Handbook, No. C 402.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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11 Duff, Richard W. Preserving Family Wealth Using Tax Magic
Denver RWD Enterprises 1993 1852703073 Stated First Edition Leatherette Fine Near Fine Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
274 pp., marketing materials laid in. Green leatherette with gilt title. An addendum offers an update that will take into account the 1993 tax overhaul. Duff, a lawyer and insurance agent, presents strategies to protect wealth against estate taxes. His advice is still timely as current tax breaks and estate tax reductions face a sunset provision that is scheduled to wipe out recent changes in tax law. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Garrett, Sheryl;Neiman, Debra A. Money Without Matrimony: The Unmarried Couple's Guide To Financial Security
Chicago Dearborn Trade Publishing (Kaplan) 2005 1419506889 / 9781419506888 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo -- 9 in Tall By 7.25 in Wide 
245 pp. Lightly read, original publication press release laid in. No spine creases or markings. Index, glossary, bibliography and list of other resource materials. A realistic, practical guide to navigating through household finance issues when a couple is legally classified as unmarried. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Gies, Frances and Joseph Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages
NY Harper & Row 1987 0060157917 / 9780060157913 Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
372 pp. Binding firm but front hinge has 2-inch split from top down. No markings. Slight soil to foot and top of white spine. With notes and bibliography. A scholarly but readable social history of marriage in Western culture as it evolved from the Middle Ages to modern times, shaped by Christian doctrine. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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14 Griffin, Carolyn Welch;Wirth, Arthur G.;Wirth, Marian J. Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice Hall 1986 0130759384 / 9780130759382 First Edition Cloth Very Good + No Jacket 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
199 pp. Very clean, text bright, still almost new. With afterwords from the co-authors. A sympathetic guide written for parents in an era when gay "coming out" was still rare for youth and overshadowed by fear of AIDS. With bibliography and information about the PFLAG organization. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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15 Himmelfarb, Gertrude Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians
NY Alfred a Knopf Inc 1986 0394543033 / 9780394543031 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine Very Good 8vo --8.75 in Tall 
253 pp. Almost new, small tears on dj top edge. Text very clean, Previous owner's ID stamp on front endpaper. Binding firm. A collection of scholarly but readable essays on marriage as it was affected by industrialization and prudish Victorian ideas. It touches on the writing of George Eliot, Dickens, Carlyle, Virginia Woolf, Keynes, Macaulay, Disraeli and others. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Hite, Shere The Hite Report on the Family: Growing Up Under Patriarchy
NY Grove Press 1995 0802115705 / 9780802115706 1st American Edition Boards Very Good  Very Good + Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
424 pp., appendices. A few underlinings and some marginal notes. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge. A sweeping look at modern manifestations of the family, including nontraditional forms.  
Price: 7.65 USD
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17 Hornby, Nick About a Boy
London Victor Gollancz 1998 0575061596 / 9780575061590 Second Printing Cloth Fine Very Good + 8vo -- 8,75 in Tall 
286 pp, Close to new, gift quality. Slight crinkling of top edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Captivating tale of Will, a self-absorbed wealthy guy with no career or other focus in life. He accidentally befriends Marcus, 12, a lonely kid struggling with bullies and an unstable mother. Bit by bit, the pair help each other build self-esteem. 
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18 Kelly, G. Lombard Sex Manual for Those Married or About to Be
Augusta, Ga. Southern Medical Supply 1948 3rd Edition Revised; 6th Printing Stapled Stiff Wraps Very Good No Jacket 12mo -- 7.5 In. 
84 pp. Light soil and fading to covers. Text clean. Gift inscription to newlyweds on inside cover. Somewhat thumbed. Cover has lower corner crease. "Hosts of married couples are morons about sex." With this startling quotation as an opener, a University of Georgia professor of anatomy gives a frank and informal guide to sexual practice. While the author emphasizes there should be nothing shameful about sex, the title page states the booklet is distributed only by prescription for a dollar apiece. "Orders received direct from laymen without prescriptions will be returned to the senders." The manual is a quaint reminder of sexual attitudes that existed shortly after World War 2 as the first faint stirrings of women's liberation started seeping through American culture. Several illustrations provide cutaways of male and female genitalia and reproductive systems. Sexual relations are presented in a mostly clinical fashion, but the author does acknowledge that women as well as men have sexual desires that must be satisfied. However, he contends that twice a week is the recommended frequency to avoid "immediate or eventual harm to one or both of the individuals." He doesn't detail what problems over-indulgence might cause. Chapters deal with such subjects as use of a condom, need for lubricants, methods of birth control (as then existed, primarly condoms, rhythm method and questionable douches), frigidity, change of life (in both men and women), and sexual oddites, such as "caught penis" and priapism. Interesting the manual contains no mention of homosexuality. Cover notes that 130,000 copies were in print as of 1948, three years after the manual was first issues. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age , Kindlon, Dan, Ph.D.
19 Kindlon, Dan, Ph.D. Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age
NY Hyperion 2001 0786867272 / 9780786867271 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good  No Jacket 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
267 pp. Cover partly sunned. Binding firm. No markings. Silver titling on spine. Distributor's bookplate pasted on front endpaper. Testimonial letter from Tyler Hill children's camp in Pennsylvania laid in. The author, a Harvard professor, presents findings of a survey of 9 shcools, 654 teenagers, and 1078 parents regarding the materialism of American culture, and its impact on child-rearing. . Also 50 in-depth interviews. Kindlon includes anecdotes from his own family.  
Price: 3.15 USD
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20 King, James L. (with Careras, Courtney) Coming Up from the Down Low
New York Crown Pub 2005 1400098467 / 9781400098460 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Ex Library 8vo --8.5 In Tall 
191 pp., Ex-library but very few signs of wear. Library spine label, card envelope, stampings etc. No other markings. Mylar on dj. Author of "On the Down Low" provides a follow-up on closeted bisexual life in the black community. Includes a discussion of "how you can tell if your husband/boyfriend is DL." Also discussion of the black churches' responsibility. 
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