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Published by Gateway Books in San Leandro, Calif .
Written in English


  • Miller, Stuart,
  • Middle-aged men -- Biography,
  • Middle-aged men -- Psychology,
  • Friendship

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [199]-206

Other titlesMen & friendship
StatementStuart Miller
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16765802M
ISBN 100946551022

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