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Suicide in mind

Lawrence, Arthur.

Suicide in mind

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Published by Book Guild in Sussex, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authors -- Suicidal behavior,
  • Suicide and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309).

    StatementArthur Lawrence.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN452 .L39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23718527M
    ISBN 101846243025
    ISBN 109781846243028
    LC Control Number2009483181


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