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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Plume (New American Library): 2005

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010233

ISBN: 0452287057

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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Bill and Hillary: The Marriage

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1999

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009535

ISBN: 0688167551

Condition: Fine


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? Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Between Mothers and Sons: The Making of Vital and Loving Men

By: Bassoff, Evelyn Silten Ph.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York., E P Dutton: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 0503003689

ISBN: 0525938338

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years

By: Beausay, Bill

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Col., WaterBrook: 1998

Edition: Expanded Edition.

Seller ID: 010323

ISBN: 157856042X

Condition: Near Fine


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.) Size: 8vo -- 9 in. View more info

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Love Wins: For Teens

By: Bell, Rob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 2013

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009971

ISBN: 0062221876

Condition: Fine


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... View more info

Coping As a Foster Child

By: Blomquist, Geraldine Molettiere;Blomquist, Paul B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Rosen Publishing Group 199:

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007171

ISBN: 0823913465

Condition: Good +


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. View more info

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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

By: Boies, David and Olson, Theodore, B.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2014

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010025

ISBN: 0670015962

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in View more info

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Family Outing

By: Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003796

ISBN: 0316102334

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband

By: Boyd, Helen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Seal Pr: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 005682

ISBN: 1580051936

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Studying Families

By: Copeland, Anne P.; White, Kathleen M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Newbury Park California, Sage Publications: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003787

ISBN: 0803932480

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Children of Divorce

By: Despert, J. Louise

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1962

Edition: Ist paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004999

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

Some M(other) Stories, a Parent(hetic0al Tale

By: Flax, Carol

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Daytona Beach FL., Southeast Museum of Photography: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010192

ISBN: 1887040110

Condition: Very Good


30 unpaginated pages. Artist Carol Flax reflects on her search for her birth mother and the cultural norms of the 1950s. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In By 8.5 In. View more info

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Money Without Matrimony: The Unmarried Couple's Guide To Financial Security

By: Garrett, Sheryl;Neiman, Debra A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Dearborn Trade Publishing (Kaplan): 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005535

ISBN: 1419506889

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages

By: Gies, Frances and Joseph

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1987

Seller ID: 002207

ISBN: 0060157917

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences

By: Griffin, Carolyn Welch;Wirth, Arthur G.;Wirth, Marian J.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003807

ISBN: 0130759384

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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Northern Reflections

By: Harju, Jerry

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Marquette, Michigan, North Harbor Publishing: 2000

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 010360

ISBN: 0967020514

Condition: Fine


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. Size: 4to 10 in High View more info

Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians

By: Himmelfarb, Gertrude

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005992

ISBN: 0394543033

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Hite Report on the Family: Growing Up Under Patriarchy

By: Hite, Shere

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Grove Press: 1995

Edition: 1st American Edition.

Seller ID: 002092

ISBN: 0802115705

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

About a Boy

By: Hornby, Nick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1998

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009355

ISBN: 0575061596

Condition: Fine


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. Size: 8vo -- 8,75 in Tall View more info

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Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age

By: Kindlon, Dan, Ph.D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004757

ISBN: 0786867272

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info