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Worlds of Pain

Rubin, Lillian B.

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ISBN 10: 0465092470 / ISBN 13: 9780465092475
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited (1990), Paperback, 1990
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Title: Worlds of Pain

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited (1990), Paperback

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

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The classic that is widely acknowledged to be the most valuable and insightful book ever written on the dynamics of working-class family life by a renowned sociologist, psychotherapist, and bestselling author."One of the most devastating critiques of contemporary American life that I have read."--Michael B. Katz Professor of History, York University

"This is a sensitive and compassionate portrayal of childhood, marriage, and adult life among the hard-working not-quite poor. It is an important contribution to our understanding of ourselves."--Robert S. Weiss, author of "Marital Separation"

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Lillian Rubin lives and works in San Francisco. She is an internationally known writer and lecturer, who has published twelve books over the last three decades. She is a sociologist and psychotherapist.

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