The sibling society
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New York : Vintage Books, [1997].
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1st Vintage Books ed.
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xiii, 319 pages ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
1130L
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306 Bly
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Where have all the grownups gone? In answering that question with the same freewheeling erudition and intuitive brilliance that made Iron John a national bestseller, poet, storyteller and translator Robert Bly tells us that we live in a "sibling society, " in which adults have regressed into adolescence and adolescents refuse to grow up.
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Originally published: New York : Addison-Wesley, 1996.
General Note
Book has incorrect pub date of 1977.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-295) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bly, R. (1997). The sibling society. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bly, Robert. 1997. The Sibling Society. New York: Vintage Books.

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Bly, Robert, The Sibling Society. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.

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Bly, Robert. The Sibling Society. 1st Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1997. Print.

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