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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


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


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


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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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

By: Beattie, Melody

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Center City, Minn., Hazelden: 1986

Edition: 20th Anniversary Edition.

Seller ID: 010308


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. Size: 8vo - -8.5 In. Tall 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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The Return of Martin Guerre

By: Davis, Natalie Zemon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cambridge Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1983

Edition: 17th Printing.

Seller ID: 010353


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. Size: 8mo -- 9.5 In Tall 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


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

Preserving Family Wealth Using Tax Magic

By: Duff, Richard W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Denver, RWD Enterprises: 1993

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003022


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. 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


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


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


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


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


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


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