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A Home for the Heart

By: Bettelheim, Bruno

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002897

ISBN: 0394483774

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


x + 461 pp., bibliography, 13 color plates. Small dent along top back edge, tiny spot on spine. DJ has very minor edgewear, two closed 1/4" tears. The groundbreaking treatise by the great authority on child development and disorder, Dr. Bruno Bettelheim, of the theory and implementation of his philosophy of "total milieu therapy" at the Orthogenic School of the University of Chicago and its transformative effect on the lives of so-called "incurable&... View more info

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A Primer of Social Statistics

By: Dornbusch, Sanford M. & Schmid, Calvin F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1955

Seller ID: 006097

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted, minor edgewear, PO name inside, underlining on a few pages. A clean, bright copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Theory and Practice of Psychological Testing (Third Edition)

By: Freeman, Frank S.

Price: $3.48

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston: 1962

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006098

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Underlining and highlighting, spine a little curved. Text still bright and glossy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Care of the Soul : A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Perennial: 1994

Seller ID: 000742

ISBN: 0060922249

Condition: Fine


Corners slightly bumped, slight shelf wear. "Thomas Moore is an authentic example of a new kind of therapist -- a doctor of the soul -- which in our century has been in short supply." Larry Dossey, M.D. author of "Meaning and Medicine" View more info

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A Profile of the Negro American

By: Pettigrew, Thomas F.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004355

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


vii-xiv, 250 pp., 12 figures, references, index. Spine slightly slanted, a little bumping along bottom edge. DJ sunned around spine and edges. Text is unmarked and not yellowing. A solid copy. From the dust jacket: "In this significant book, Thomas Pettigrew presents a lucid report on the Negro American at mid [20th] century. He provides a many-sided view of him - his personality, his genetic composition, his mental and physical health, his intelligence, his... View more info

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Beyond Love and Work: Why Adults Need to Play

By: Terr, Lenore, M.D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006668

ISBN: 0684822393

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


286 pp., notes, bibliography, index. Spine very slightly slanted. DJ in new Brodart protective plastic wrap. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "In this startlingly original psychological inquiry, a renowned child psychiatrist shows why play, so essential to the developing child, fills an equally important function in our adult lives. For those adults who don't yet play, Beyond Love and Work can be considered a hot-to book. For those adults who do play, they c... View more info