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  • Leaving Homeby David P. Celani

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 24.99

    Why, after a childhood of emotional neglect and abuse, would a man move next door to the very parents who caused him pain? And how can a woman emerge from her mother's control in order to form healthy adult relationships? Giving up family attachments that failed to meet our needs as children, David Celani argues, is the hardest psychological task... more...

  • When Roles Reverseby Jim Comer

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95

    The answers you need?the personal, "been there" advice you can trust. After his father suffered a massive stroke and his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Jim Comer found himself an overnight "parent" at the age of 51. When he walked into his father's hospital room everyone looked to him as the ?man who knew all the answers.? He soon realized... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughterby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; Not Available

    This new collection holds the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul's library on the special bond between mothers and daughters, and the magical, mysterious similarities between them.  How often have you seen a teenage girl pretend to be perturbed, but secretly smile, when she is told that she acts or looks just like her mother? Fathers,... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nestersby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; Not Available

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters provides support during an emotional but exciting time for parents -- sending their children off to college, new homes, or careers. A must read for empty nesters or soon-to-be empty nesters. Full of heartfelt stories about gazing at surprisingly clean bedrooms, starting new careers, rediscovering spouses,... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms Know Bestby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; Not Available

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms Know Best celebrates the special bond between mothers and children. Mothers of all ages will delight in the stories and feel good about the recognition they receive. ?Mom will know where it is... what to say... how to fix it.? This book focuses on the pervasive wisdom of mothers everywhere. It includes the 101 best... more...

  • The Common Threadby Martha Manning

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    No relationship is more fulfilling, infuriating, emotional, and problematic than that of mother and daughter. Now, in a work filled with truth, surprises, and humor, renowned psychologist and author Martha Manning offers mothers and daughters of all ages a new way to understand each other. Challenging the accepted premise that this powerful bond must... more...

  • Finistèreby Fritz Peters; Michael Bronski

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2006; US$ 17.95

    A Little Sister's Classic: a young American man comes of age in 1950s France. more...

  • Best Friends, Occasional Enemiesby Lisa Scottoline; Francesca Serritella

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends?99.9% of the time. They?re number one on each other?s speed dial and they tell each... more...

  • Chimeby Firouzeh Razavi

    Hamilton Books 2013; US$ 24.99

    Ex-comedian Yusuf Morris has just swapped suicidal intent for reflection. Raised in a household of contrasting religions and feeling oppressed by his father?s unrelenting insistence upon musical excellence, Yusuf rebels. Seeking comedic acclaim, he becomes an addict. His humiliation, reproach, and discovery demonstrate the mind?s powers for destruction... more...

  • Don't Bite Your Tongueby Ruth Nemzoff

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    &&LP&&RParents make enormous sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults. And when children are older, popular wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues. But increasing life spans mean that parents and children can spend as many as five or six decades as adults together: letting go is not an option for... more...