When life meets death stories of death and dying, truth and courage by Thomas W. Shane

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Death -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.

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StatementThomas W. Shane.
LC ClassificationsBF789.D4 S455 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673470M
ISBN 100789002892
LC Control Number97019562

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