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In lieu of flowers a conversation for the living by Nancy J. Cobb

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Death,
  • Death -- Psychological aspects,
  • Bereavement -- Psychological aspects,
  • Grief

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNancy Cobb.
LC ClassificationsHQ1073 .C6 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL44686M
ISBN 100375403418
LC Control Number99040526

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