| Times Books, April 1, 1988, cover price $17.95 | About this edition:
Elizabeth Stone interviewed more than 100 people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds and asked them to recount stories from their own family histories.
| Transaction Pub, May 31, 2004, cover price $30.95 | About this edition:
When someone says, at a holiday dinner table, âOh, those Lawrence cousins lose control all the time,â or the Davises always had more talent than luck,â you can be sure thereâs a lesson being passed along, from one generation to another.
| Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1989), cover price $13.95 | About this edition:
Drawing on numerous interviews and stories based on her own family, the author interprets the private language and mythology that develops among family members, how they originate, and what role they play in family identity