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Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray
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Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date January 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780449908976
ISBN-10 0449908976
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $16.00
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Summary
An exploration of human behavior examines the innate aspects of love, sex, and marriage, discussing flirting behavior, courting postures, the brain chemistry of attraction, divorce and adultery in societies around the world, and more. Reprint. NYT.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Captivates the reader, answers all those puzzling questions that caused your mother (or priest or guidance counselor or gym teacher) to blame God and/or hormones....Her prediction of a more open and egalitarian order provides a compelling--and hopeful--vision for the future."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Love at first sight...the copulatory gaze...dinner dates...jealousy... intimacy... homesexuality...infidelity...Dr.Helen Fisher, an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, explains it all in this four-million-year history of the human species. She demystifies much about romance and pairing that we tend to believe is willfull or just plain careless. She offers new explanations for why men and women fall in love, marry, and divorce, and discusses the future of sex in a way that will surprise you.

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9780449908976 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.00
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