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Marie Winn

Marie Winn wrote a column on nature and birdwatching for the Wall Street Journal for twelve years. Among her previous books are The Plug-In Drug: Television, Children & the Family (twenty-fifth anniversary edition 2003), and Children Without Childhood. Married to the filmmaker and palindromist Allan Miller, she spends part of every day in Central Park.

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The Plug-In Drug
Written by Marie Winn
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2002
$16.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-200108-0 (0-14-200108-2)

How does the passive act of watching television and other electronic media-regardless of their content-affect a developing child's relationship to the real world? Focusing on this crucial question, Marie Winn takes a compelling look at television's impact on children and the family. Winn's classic study has been extensively updated to address... Read more






Red-Tails in Love
Written by Marie Winn
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-75846-4 (0-679-75846-1)

Updated Edition—Ten Years Later

The scene of this enchanting (and true) story is the Ramble, an unknown wilderness deep in the heart of New York's fabled Central Park. There an odd and amiable band of nature lovers devote themselves to observing and protecting the park's rich wildlife. When a pair of red-tailed... Read more





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