Happier endings

overcoming the fear of death by Erica Brown

Publisher: Simon & Schuster in New York

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 929
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Subjects:

  • Death,
  • Psychological aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Erica Brown
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF789.D4 B76 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25361387M
ISBN 109781451649222, 9781451649239, 9781451649246
LC Control Number2012018936

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