My Father Married Your Mother Writers Talk about Stepparents, Stepchildren, and Everyone in Between
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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Eye-opening essays by esteemed writers about the rich and complicated lives of American stepfamilies. With the U.S. divorce rate hovering around 50 percent, most people recognize remarriage as a now-familiar occurrence. And remarriage often means stepfathers, -mothers, -brothers, and -sisters, and the formation of a new type of blended family. Jacquelyn Mitchard, Barbara Kingsolver, Roxana Robinson, Susan Cheever, and others share experiences of being stepdaughters, stepmothers, or ex-wives. Andrew Solomon writes about his relationship with his stepmother. Kate Christensen celebrates the stepfather who brought guidance to her life. There are essays from writers in the same family, each More...
Anne Burt's writing has appeared in publications including Salon.com and Parenting. She was awarded Meridian Literary Magazine's 2002 Editors' Prize in fiction. She lives with her husband, daughter, and stepdaughter in Montclair, New Jersey.
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