And the Mountains Echoed
Score: 4.5
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And the Mountains Echoed


  • Author: Khaled Hosseini
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 3741682 Bytes


An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else.Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. Following its characters and the ramifications of their lives and choices and loves around the globe—from Kabul to...

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
Score: 4.5
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Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man


  • Author: Steve Harvey
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 694450 Bytes


“Harvey offers surprising insights into the male mentality and gives women strategies for taming that unruly beast.”—Philadelphia Inquirer“Women should listen to Steve Harvey when it comes to what a good man is about. Steve Harvey dispenses a lot of fabulous information about men.”—Aretha FranklinThe #1 New York Times bestseller from the new guru of relationship advice, Steve Harvey’s Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is an invaluable self-help book that can empower women everywhere to take control of their relationships. The host of a top-rated radio show listened to by millions daily—and of cable TV’s The Steve Harvey Project—Harvey knows what men really think about love, intimacy, and commitment. In Act Like a Lady, Think Like ...

Marriages   Families

Marriages Families


  • Author : Mary Ann Schwartz
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Families
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000044298739


Marriages Families Book Description :

This book challenges readers to become involved in a direct way in examining their personal belief systems and societal views of the many diverse forms that marriages and families have taken in the past and their evolution in the present. The authors use a broad, inclusive approach, focusing on the link between social structure and their personal experiences of marriages, families, and intimate relationships. Marriages and Families Over Time. Understanding Gender. Dating, Coupling, and Mate Selection. Sexuality and Intimate Relationships. Nonmarital Lifestyles. The Marriage Experience. Reproduction and Parenting. Violence and Abuse. Divorce in the United States. Remarriage and Remarried Families. Families in Later Life. For anyone who is interested i...

Marriages  Families  and Relationships  Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages Families and Relationships Making Choices in a Diverse Society


  • Author : Mary Ann Lamanna
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-01-15
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305176898


Marriages Families and Relationships Making Choices in a Diverse Society Book Description :

This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today’s dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions an...

Marriages   Families

Marriages Families


  • Author : Nijole V. Benokraitis
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2014-01-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0205918352


Marriages Families Book Description :

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously ...

African American Relationships  Marriages  and Families

African American Relationships Marriages and Families


  • Author : Patricia Dixon
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-05-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317274292


African American Relationships Marriages and Families Book Description :

African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Second Edition is a historically and culturally centered research-based text designed for use in undergraduate, graduate, and community-based courses on African American relationships, marriages, and families. Complete with numerous exercises, this volume can be used by current and future helping professionals to guide singles and couples by increasing single and partner-awareness, and respect and appreciation for difference. In addition, singles and couples learn skills for effective communication and conflict resolution and ultimately how to develop and maintain healthy relationships, marriages, and families. This second edition includes updates and revisions to current chapters and also feat...

Marriages and Families  Changes  Choices and Constraints

Marriages and Families Changes Choices and Constraints


  • Author : Nijole Vaicaitis Benokraitis
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2001-09-14
  • Genre: Families
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130608920


Marriages and Families Changes Choices and Constraints Book Description :

Each chapter consists of chapter summaries, definitions of key terms/concepts, critical thinking exercises geared to the questions in the text, and a self-test questions page referenced to the text....

Marriages and Families

Marriages and Families


  • Author : David Olson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2003-05-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0072950676


Marriages and Families Book Description :

This introduction to marriages and families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students' knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, both seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical application with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family....

Marriages and Families

Marriages and Families


  • Author : Nijole Vaicaitis Benokraitis
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Aile- Amerika
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0131995480


Marriages and Families Book Description :

This textbook introduces students to the study of marriage and the family in ways to which they can easily relate. Giving equal attention to people of all racial, ethnic, and other societal groups, the author shows students that as families continue to change, they have more and more choices, but that those choices are also subject to often serious constraints on both the macro and micro level. The author's approach encourages students to think for themselves, and practical guidelines in every chapter encourage them to go beyond thought to action - to become part of the effort to resolve some of the crucial issues that confront all 21st-century families....

Marriages and Families  Intimacy  Diversity  and Strengths

Marriages and Families Intimacy Diversity and Strengths


  • Author : David Olson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release Date : 2010-11-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0078111579


Marriages and Families Intimacy Diversity and Strengths Book Description :

An introductory text, Marriages and Families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students' knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical applications with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family. To enhance teaching and student learning, an updated AWARE (Awareness of Attitudes and Relationships Expectations) Online computerized assessment contains 15 categories that match the chapters of the book....

Intimate Relationships  Marriages  and Families

Intimate Relationships Marriages and Families


  • Author : Nancy M. Stinnett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2016-07-15
  • Genre: Family life education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0190278579


Intimate Relationships Marriages and Families Book Description :

Now fully revised and published by Oxford University Press, Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Ninth Edition, is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to marriage and family with a focus on strengthening families and effective coping strategies. This text combines the most current research with an emphasis on family background and diversity. Each chapter concludes with a section on public policy and critical-thinking questions....