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Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce

Authors: Marquardt, Elizabeth
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Harmony/Rodale, Harmony Rodale
BISAC/Subject: PSY004000, FAM034000, FAM015000
ISBN: 9780307352705, Related ISBNs: 0307237109, 0307237117, 0307352706, 9780307237101, 9780307237118
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

An astonishing one quarter of adults between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five have grown up in divorced families. Now, as this generation comes of age, Between Two Worlds will speak to them like no other book.

Marquardt’s data is undeniably compelling, but at the heart of her book are stories—of reunions with one parent that were always partings from the other, of struggles to adapt to a parent’s moods, of the burden of having to figure out the important questions in life alone. Authoritative, beautifully written, and filled with brave, sad, unflinchingly honest voices, Between Two Worlds is a book of transforming power for the adult children of divorce, whose real experiences have for too long gone unrecognized.

Based on a pioneering new study, Between Two Worlds is a book of transforming power for anyone who grew up with divorced parents.

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