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Published by Lieberman Press in Northridge, CA .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Susan Lieberman.
LC ClassificationsE184.35 .L54 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23224483M
ISBN 109780967980829
LC Control Number2009292475

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