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  • The Reverend's Apprenticeby David N. Odhiambo

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    A tragicomic novel about power, culture, and identity politics in contemporary America. more...

  • Cutting Looseby Howard Halpern

    Touchstone 1990; US$ 17.95

    With more than thirty-five years of experience in psychotherapy, Dr. Halpern enables the adult child to understand his or her parent and foster a positive, healthy adult relationship. In all respects, you appear to be well-adjusted, reasonably successful adult, but in the presence of your parents, you feel vulnerable, dependent, guilty, insecure?childlike.... more...

  • Not Quite Adultsby Richard Settersten; Barbara E. Ray

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing... more...

  • Backtalkby Audrey Ricker; Carolyn Crowder

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 12.99

    "So what? All the other kids get to do it!" Few behavioral problems challenge and frustrate parents, caregivers, and teachers as does verbal rudeness in children of any age. Reinforced by the wise-cracking kids on TV and in the movies, backtalk has become all too common among today's youngsters. But there is nothing cute about this behavior. Remarks... more...

  • Conversations and Cosmopolitansby Robert Rave; Jane Rave

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Part Augusten Burroughs, part Robert Leleux,  Conversations and Cosmopolitans  is a hilarious and touching memoir written by a mother, Jane, and her son, Robert, as they navigate their new relationship together after Robert announces in a hand-written letter that he is gay. more...

  • On Their Ownby Anne Ford; John-Richard Thompson; Sally Shaywitz

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    An indispensable guide to the special challenges faced by parents of learning-disabled children as they enter adulthood, by the author of Laughing Allegra, a leading activist and parent of an adult child with LD. In 2003 Anne Ford (great-granddaughter of Henry Ford) published Laughing Allegra , about the struggles of raising her learning-disabled... more...

  • Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claimby Lisa Scottoline; Francesca Serritella

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Love and guilt are thick in the Scottoline/Serritella household, and Lisa and Francesca?s mother-daughter-turned-best-friends bond will strike a familiar note to many. But now that Lisa is a suburban empty nester and Francesca is an independent twentysomething in the big city, they have to learn how to stay close while living apart. How does a mother?s... more...

  • Carrie and Meby Carol Burnett

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 15.00

    The daughter of one of television?s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional approach to life. After overcoming her painful and public teenage struggle with drug addiction in a time when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie... more...

  • Carrie and Meby Carol Burnett

    Simon & Schuster 2013; Not Available

    The daughter of one of television?s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional approach to life. After overcoming her painful and public teenage struggle with drug addiction in a time when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie... more...

  • The Adolescent Storm - A handbook for parentsby Meg Fargher; Helen Dooley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    I don't recognise my child. Yesterday he was a sweet, polite boy who smiled a lot. Today he mumbles in monosyllables, shouts at his sister, and never comes out of his room except to raid the fridge. Think of a storm. Think how it builds - brooding slowly, dark with ominous clouds and flashes of lightning and rumbles of rolling thunder that may erupt... more...