April 2010


American Families in Crisis: a Reference Handbook

By Dr. Jeffrey S. Turner
Mitchell College Faculty

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“[Turner] provides students and families with an excellent starting point for research on many important domestic problems. His guide is recommended for both public and academic libraries.” Read more…

You Were Always Mom’s Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives

By Deborah Tannen

Format: print

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“I was chatting with four women at a party. As we talked, we gradually sat down, then drew our chairs into a circle. The other party guests looked on with curiosity or envy as our tight little group erupted in laughter or rippled with a wave of knowing nods. I had brought up the topic of sisters. Read more…

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

By Peter Hedges

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Accompanying video: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

Produced by Meir Teper, Bertil Ohlsson, David Matalon

Screenplay by Peter Hedges

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Families in America: a Reference Handbook

By Dr. Jeffrey S. Turner
Mitchell College Faculty

Format: print

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“An in-depth and multifaceted examination of the contemporary American family, this introductory handbook is the only one of its kind and presents a solid, authoritative overview.” Read more…

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