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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terminally ill -- Fiction,
  • Self-realization -- Fiction,
  • Advice columnists -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDebra Adelaide.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.A42 H69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22665974M
ISBN 109780399155598
LC Control Number2008046365
OCLC/WorldCa265737308

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