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Published by Atheneum in New York .

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  • Attwood, William, 1919-,
  • Middle-aged men -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementWilliam Attwood.
LC ClassificationsHQ799.95 .A89 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3790506M
ISBN 100689112688
LC Control Number81069157

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