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  • An Empty Lapby Jill Smolowe

    Atria Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    "Joe and I had been forthright about children. I was pretty sure I wanted them, Joe was pretty sure he didn't. Since we each perceived in the other some room for movement, the difference didn't worry us. Then priorities shifted, needs changed...." In her late thirties, journalist Jill Smolowe's life and career at Time magazine was on track. Her... more...

  • An Empty Lapby Jill Smolowe

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    "Joe and I had been forthright about children. I was pretty sure I wanted them, Joe was pretty sure he didn't. Since we each perceived in the other some room for movement, the difference didn't worry us. Then priorities shifted, needs changed...." In her late thirties, journalist Jill Smolowe's life and career at Time magazine was on track. Her... more...

  • An Empty Lapby Jill Smolowe

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    "Joe and I had been forthright about children. I was pretty sure I wanted them, Joe was pretty sure he didn't. Since we each perceived in the other some room for movement, the difference didn't worry us. Then priorities shifted, needs changed...." In her late thirties, journalist Jill Smolowe's life and career at Time magazine was on track. Her... more...

  • Lesbian Step Familiesby Ellen Cole; Esther D Rothblum; Janet M Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Lesbian Step Families: An Ethnography of Love explores five lesbian step families' definitions of the step parent role and how they accomplish parenting tasks, cope with homophobia, and define and interpret their experiences. An intensive feminist qualitative study, the book offers guidelines for counselors and lesbian step families for creating healthy,... more...

  • Our Choicesby Sumi Hoshiko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Relationships, sex, pregnancy, and abortion are among the topics discussed with engaging frankness by sixteen women in this collection of oral histories. Our Choices: Women's Personal Decisions About Abortion presents readers with the opportunity to understand the abortion choice in a way that statistics and abstract debate cannot. The accounts show... more...

  • The Lucky Onesby Ann Rauhala; Jan Wong

    ECW Press 2008; US$ 11.95

    "What a lucky girl!" Everybody who has adopted a daughter from China has heard that one. And every parent has said, or thought, in reply: "No, we?re the lucky ones." This anthology sets out to explain why people who have adopted children from China feel as though they?ve won the lottery.Since the late 1980s, as many as 7,000 Chinese-born... more...

  • The Life Intendedby Kristin Harmel

    Gallery Books 2015; US$ 16.00

    From the author of the international bestseller The Sweetness of Forgetting , named one of the Best Books of Summer 2012 by Marie Claire magazine, comes a captivating novel about the struggle to overcome the past when our memories refuse to be forgotten. In this richly told story where Sliding Doors meets P.S. I Love You , Kristin Harmel weaves... more...

  • Hope's Boyby Andrew Bridge

    Hyperion 2008; Not Available

    From the moment he was born, Andrew Bridge and his mother Hope shared a love so deep that it felt like nothing else mattered. Trapped in desperate poverty and confronted with unthinkable tragedies, all Andrew ever wanted was to be with his mom. But as her mental health steadily declined, and with no one else left to care for him, authorities arrived... more...

  • Hope's Boyby Andrew Bridge

    Hyperion 2008; US$ 27.24

    From the moment he was born, Andrew Bridge and his mother Hope shared a love so deep that it felt like nothing else mattered. Trapped in desperate poverty and confronted with unthinkable tragedies, all Andrew ever wanted was to be with his mom. But as her mental health steadily declined, and with no one else left to care for him, authorities arrived... more...

  • Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Careby Claire Cameron; Sonia Jackson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 95.00

    Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. more...