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    DescriptionNobody affects us as deeply as our brothers and sisters--not parents, not children, not friends. From the time we--and they--are born, our siblings are our collaborators and co-conspirators, our role models and cautionary tales. They teach us how to resolve conflicts and how not to, how to conduct friendships and when to walk away. Our siblings are the only people we know who truly qualify as partners for life. In this groundbreaking book, renowned science writer Jeffrey Kluger explores the complex world of siblings in a way that's equal parts science, psychology, sociology, and memoir. Based heavily on new and emerging research, "The Sibling Effect" examines birth order, ongoing twin studies, genetic encoding of behavioral traits, how emotional disorders can affect--and be affected by--sibling relationships, and much more. With his signature insight and humor, Kluger takes big ideas about siblings and turns them into smart, accessible writing that will help anyone understand the importance of siblings in our lives.

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    The Sibling Effect
    What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeffrey Kluger, Narrator Pete Larkin
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9781452603636
    ISBN 10: 1452603634

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC E4L: FAM
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    B&T General Subject: 347
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A11701500
    BISAC V2.8: FAM041000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 57210
    DC22: 155.9/2, 155.92
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 306.8753
    LC classification: BF723.S43 K58 2011B
    Thema V1.0: VFV
    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    20 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Jeffrey Kluger is a senior editor and writer at "Time" magazine and the coauthor of the bestseller "Apollo 13." Pete Larkin, an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, has worked in virtually all media. He was the public address announcer for the New York Mets from 1988 to 1993, served as host of WNEW-FM's highly rated "Saturday Morning Sixties" program, and has done hundreds of commercials, promos, and narrations.
    Review quote
    "Narrator Pete Larkin's tone is fresh and open....[His] upbeat tone is particularly useful in some of the confessional sections of the book that recount less-than-happy moments." ---AudioFile