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1 Pogrebin, Abigail One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I've Learned About Everyone's Struggle to Be Singular
Doubleday 2009 0385521561 / 9780385521567 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
A crisp clean first edition (as stated), no markings throughout, not an ex- lib: Abigail Pogrebin's One and the Same: My Life As an Identical Twin and What I've Learned about Everyone's Struggle to be Singular is a terrific travelo gue through the world of identical--and fraternal--twins. She tells the sto ry of the twin experience from the inside out, and shines a smart and lovin g light on this special relationship. Pogrebin brings heart and brains to h er own experiences with her twin sister Robin, from infancy to a ripe matur ity. And she has done prodigious amount of research, speaking with scores o f twins--together and apart--and interviewing dozens of experts on all aspe cts of the twin experience. Modern medicine has given us more multiple births every year, and so more a nd more people are parents of twins. When we see so many pairs of kids ridi ng in their double strollers, we ask ourselves so many questions. What's going on in their little minds as they grow up together? Do they fee l like they're one person, or two? How do they relate to other kids in scho ol? Do they feel that it's a privilege to be a twin, or do they find it a b urden? What about the social expectations that they should love each other best and should be ever so close? How do they separate enough to get marrie d and form their own families? What is the mistake parents most often make in rearing their twins? Abigail Pogrebin has answers to these questions and many more. In each chapter she writes a bit about her and her sister, and then brings in testimony from other twins and the experts. In addition, this book is valuable because of the light it shed 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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