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Life and Old Age A Commonplace Book by Joan Rockwell

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Published by Book Guild Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Coping with old age,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12013758M
ISBN 101857763068
ISBN 109781857763065
OCLC/WorldCa42406988

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