Despite the advantages of the second edition, the first edition has a commiNed following of readers who prefer to get the full gist of Dr. Neufeld’s logical arguments and the full enjoyment of Dr. Mate’s eloquent writing style. Unfortunately this edition is now out of print but used books are available through the internet. ISBN:0676974716.
The original edition is published by Knopf Canada in hardcover under the title: Hold On To Your Kids: why parents matter. This edition was never published in the United States.