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The Family’s Construction of Reality

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PAPERBACK

$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674294165

Publication Date: 01/01/1987

Short

440 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 table, 10 line illustrations

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David Reiss presents a new model of family interaction grounded in the subtle and complex way in which a family constructs its inner life and deals with the outside world. Based upon fifteen years of research, the book offers a new understanding of the covert processes that hold a family together and, with distressing frequency, pull it apart.

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