9781594484377

One Big Happy Family : 18 Writers Talk about Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Polyamory, Househusbandry,Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

  • ISBN 13:

    9781594484377

  • ISBN 10:

    1594484376

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/02/2010
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade

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Summary

More important and timely than ever-a collection of illuminating essays on the shifting definition of the modern American family. Edited by bestselling writer Rebecca Walker, this fascinating exploration of today's American family features essays by prominent voices such as Z.Z. Packer, Dan Savage, Min Jin Lee, Asha Bandele, Neal Pollack, and others, on subjects such as: Open marriage • Gay Marriage • Green-card marriage • Interclass Marriage • Prison marriage • Househusbands • Open adoption • Transracial adoption • Sperm donation • Single motherhood • Polyamory • Living with in-laws • Parenting a disabled child • Bisexual marriage • Divorce Blended Families • Bicultural families • Relationships with child-care providers • Multiracial families • Home schooling • Equal parenting • Expatriate families An unabashed celebration of love in all its diversity and complexity, One Big Happy Familyis destined to become a definitive text on the modern American family.

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