One Big Happy Family by Rebecca Walker
18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love

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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 Family is destined to become a definitive text on the modern American family.

About Rebecca Walker

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Rebecca Walker has received numerous awards and accolades for her writing. She is the author of the bestselling memoir Black White, & Jewish: Autobiography of the Shifting Self, and Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, and the editor of the anthologies To Be Real and What Makes a Man. She lives in Kahului, Hawaii. Author website:
Published January 17, 2009 by Riverhead Books. 300 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Or that she was out there somewhere but didn’t care enough to come by or call?” Friedman, while admitting to occasional twinges of jealousy and guilt evoked by having her daughter’s birth mother integrated into their lives, trumpets openness for her daughter’s sake: “She will never have to wonder...

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