Leaving the world by Douglas Neil Kennedy

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Published by Hutchinson in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women college teachers -- Family relationships -- Fiction,
  • Women college teachers -- Psychology -- Fiction,
  • Motherhood -- Fiction,
  • Missing children -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDouglas Kennedy.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6061.E5956 L43 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination451 p. ;
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23400463M
ISBN 100091795788
ISBN 109780091795788
LC Control Number2009437389

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