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  • The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce

  • A 25-Year Landmark Study
  • By: Judith Wallerstein, Julia Lewis, Sandra Blakeslee
  • Narrated by: Kate McIntire
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93

Using a comparison group of adults who grew up in the same communities but whose parents never divorced, Wallerstein shows how adult children of divorce essentially view life differently from their peers in intact homes, and also sheds light on the question that so many parents confront: whether to stay unhappily married or to divorce. This book is a landmark cultural event that will change the way all of us view divorce.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Overall it was Insightful

  • By C. Rodowsky on 03-03-15

A must for understanding

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-08

This book helped me understand the many effects divorce and dysfunctional families can have on our adult life. It helped me see the world a little better through the eyes of my husband, a child of multiple divorces.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Tipping Point

  • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,099
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 453

Why did crime in New York drop so suddenly in the mid-90s? How does an unknown novelist end up a best-selling author? Why is teenage smoking out of control, when everyone knows smoking kills? What makes TV shows like Sesame Street so good at teaching kids how to read? Why did Paul Revere succeed with his famous warning?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting listen

  • By Z on 08-10-05

Infinitely applicable

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-08

I found Tipping Point to be an enjoyable book to promote thought regarding various ideas and their infinite and varied applications to life.