Like a Movie: Contemporary Relationships Without the Popcorn

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Paragon House, Mar 3, 2004 - Psychology - 288 pages
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Like a Movie uses films as a stepping stone, window and metaphor to explore fundamental interpersonal issues. And what better metaphor than images over 60 feet high, elevated to the status of pop icon, that mirror and beckon us from every nook and cranny of our image-loving, surface worshipping culture?

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Contents

Leaving Las Vegas
6
The Sociopath As Hero
21
CHAPTER 2
35
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Gerald Alper is the author of eleven books including Portrait of the Artist as a Young Patient: Psychodynamic Studies of the Creative Personality, The Puppeteers: Studies of Obsessive Control, Narcissistic Giving: A Study of People Who Cheat in Relationships, and Control Games: Avoiding Intimacy on the Singles Scene. He is a psychotherapist who has been in private practice in Mahattan the past twenty years. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Contemporary Psychology and a Fellow of The American Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

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