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Aging in literature

Robert E Yahnke

Aging in literature

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Published by Association for Gerontology in Higher Education in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aging in literature -- Bibliography,
  • Old age in literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Robert E. Yahnke, Richard M. Eastman
    SeriesBrief bibliography
    ContributionsEastman, Richard M, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14717432M


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