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Indivisible by two : lives of extraordinary twins

Author: Nancy L Segal
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A leading expert on twins delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of twelve remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets. Segal unravels  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy L Segal
ISBN: 9780674025707 0674025709
OCLC Number: 159632326
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: pages cm
Contents: pt.I. Separated at birth --
Beer cans and key rings --
Switched at birth --
Oskar and Jack --
pt. II. Variations on common themes --
Selectively mute --
Straight, gay, and straight --
Agnes to Andru --
pt. III. Extraordinary circumstances --
Two bodies and one soul --
Twin towers --
A good-news story --
pt. IV. Everyday wonders --
Selfless love --
Marital math --
Quad boys are fine... --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Nancy L. Sigal.

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[Segal] has interviewed and observed numerous sets of twins, recording the results in this fascinating study and engrossing collection of narratives...The connection between twins is irrefutably Read more...

 
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