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"The most helpful guide to navigating relationships under stress you will read
this year...or maybe ever."
- Robert Rack, Chief Circuit Mediator, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1981-2010)


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Bea V. Larsen, attorney and mediator

After 50 years of law practice, the last thirty as a mediator, retirement gave Bea Larsen the opportunity to look back on her professional experiences and 

those of her personal life, crystallizing the knowledge she gained from both.


Entering her 10th decade, Bea has compiled those stories into a book, "The Third Person in the Room: Stories of Relationships at a Turning Point." This elegant collection of brief essays reflects on the vulnerabilities we all share, and offers lessons on how we can do better communicating with others. Glimpses of her clients' lives, as well as her own, present a microcosm of every relationship, and share wisdom gained as mediator, wife, mother and friend. 


Pick up this book and you'll find many valuable stories you'll want to share. And, who knows where the sharing of a thoughtful insight can lead?

"A winner for the inquisitive. It teaches, you learn, and enjoy."

 - Hon. Jack Sherman, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of OH (1989 - 2003)

"The calm yet penetrating observations of complexities in relationships are a balm to those struggling through periods of crisis. That makes "The Third Person in the Room" a must-read."

 - Hon. Nathaniel Jones, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1979-2002), Blank Rome LLC

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