TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT? Mothers and Adult Daughters, Linda Gordon and Susan Shaffer

Can mothers and adult daughters be friends? These and other questions are the basis for a provocative, thoroughly modern look at the complex and ever-changing relationship between mothers and their adult daughters. The authors, a psychologist and gender equity expert, draw on extensive surveys, their professional expertise and personal experiences in this provocative guide. (Berkley/Penguin, Fall 2009)