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Quiet desperation

Quiet desperation

plain talk on life and death

by

  • 341 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by L. Stuart in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Death -- United States -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- United States.,
    • Middle-aged men -- United States -- Attitudes.,
    • Older people -- United States -- Attitudes.,
    • Middle-aged men -- United States -- Interviews.,
    • Older people -- United States -- Interviews.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited] by Bill Weiner.
      GenreInterviews.
      ContributionsWeiner, Bill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1073.5.U6 Q53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4114529M
      ISBN 100818403039
      LC Control Number80036669
      OCLC/WorldCa6487617

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