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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition), Allison, Dorothy
1 Allison, Dorothy Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)
NY Plume (New American Library) 2005 0452287057 / 9780452287051 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good + No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In 
309 pp.Close to new. slight bumping of corners. No markings. Gatefold flaps. Spine uncreased. A National Book Award nominee, telling the saga of a southern family's hard times. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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2 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: 5.50 USD
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3 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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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself, Beattie, Melody
4 Beattie, Melody Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Center City, Minn. Hazelden 1986 0894864025 / 9780894864025 20th Anniversary Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - -8.5 In. Tall 
250 pp. Light wear, spine crease, lightly thumbed. Very birght text, no markings. Includes reference notes, bibliography. A new edition of the self-help classic that liberated partners from a chronic pattern of rescuing their signfiicant other at the cost of their self-esteem. 
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Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years, Beausay, Bill
5 Beausay, Bill Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years
Colorado Springs, Col. WaterBrook 1998 157856042x / 9781578560424 Expanded Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 9 in. 
293 pp. Nearly new, faint red line on top edge near spine is the only marking. Spine uncreased. A mental health counselor who is also a father gives informal, encouraging tips on raising a son through the turbulent years of adolescence. Includes guidance on what to do if the son shows gay tendenceies (don't worry about it -- it is likely just a phase, he says.) 
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Love Wins: For Teens, Bell, Rob
6 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. 
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7 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. 
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8 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. 
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Family Outing, Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick)
9 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. 
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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband, Boyd, Helen
10 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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Studying Families, Copeland, Anne P.;  White, Kathleen M.
11 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. 
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The Return of Martin Guerre, Davis, Natalie Zemon
12 Davis, Natalie Zemon The Return of Martin Guerre
Cambridge Massachusetts Harvard University Press 1983 0674766911 / 9780674766914 17th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8mo -- 9.5 In Tall 
162 pp. Small ink mark on top edge near spine. Slight wear, text clean. Several historical engravings included. Index, bibliography and reference notes. A Princeton historian explores the 16th century case of a French peasant who pretended to be Martin Guerre, an AWOL husband reclaiming his property by marriage. Basis for a film. 
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13 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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14 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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15 Flax, Carol Some M(other) Stories, a Parent(hetic0al Tale
Daytona Beach FL. Southeast Museum of Photography 1995 1887040110 / 9781887040112 First Edition Stapled Softcover Very Good No Jacket Art Book 8mo -- 8.5 In By 8.5 In. 
30 unpaginated pages. Artist Carol Flax reflects on her search for her birth mother and the cultural norms of the 1950s. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 Harju, Jerry Northern Reflections
Marquette, Michigan North Harbor Publishing 2000 0967020514 / 9780967020518 Later Printing Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 4to 10 in High MacIntosh, Craig 
123 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Gift quality. Firm binding. Several full page illustrations. A retired aerospace engineer writes vividly about his boyhood in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the 1940s. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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20 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. 
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