Women andaging a selected annotated bibliography by Jean M. Coyle

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Statementcompiled by Jean M. Coyle.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in gerontology -- no.9
The Physical Object
Pagination(168)p. ;
Number of Pages168
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Open LibraryOL21265020M
ISBN 100313260214

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