Cold-blooded Kindness: Neuroquirks Of A Codependent Killer, Or Just Give Me A Shot At Loving You, Dear, And Other Reflecti by Barbara OakleyCold-blooded Kindness: Neuroquirks Of A Codependent Killer, Or Just Give Me A Shot At Loving You, Dear, And Other Reflecti by Barbara Oakley

Cold-blooded Kindness: Neuroquirks Of A Codependent Killer, Or Just Give Me A Shot At Loving You…

byBarbara OakleyForeword byDavid Sloan Wilson

Hardcover | April 26, 2011

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In this searing exploration of deadly codependency, the author takes the reader on a spellbinding voyage of discovery that examines the questions: Are some people naturally too caring? Is caring sometimes a mask for darker motives? Can science help us understand how our concerns for others can hurt everything we hold dear? This gripping story brings extraordinary insight to our deepest questions. Is kindness always the right answer? Is kindness always what it seems?

About The Author

Barbara A. Oakley, PhD (Rochester, MI), is the acclaimed author of Evil Genes: Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed, and My Sister Stole My Mother’s Boyfriend. She has been dubbed a female Indiana Jones—her writing combines worldwide adventure with solid research expertise. Among other adventures, she has worked as a Russian transl...

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Title:Cold-blooded Kindness: Neuroquirks Of A Codependent Killer, Or Just Give Me A Shot At Loving You…Format:HardcoverDimensions:387 pages, 9.27 × 6.29 × 0.98 inPublished:April 26, 2011Publisher:Prometheus BooksLanguage:English

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