Singleness by Payne, Dorothy

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Single women -- Psychology.,
  • Single women -- Social conditions.,
  • Single women -- Conduct of life.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [111]-112.

Book details

StatementDorothy Payne.
SeriesChoices : guides for today"s woman, Choices.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ800.2 .P39 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3168115M
ISBN 100664245412
LC Control Number83010174
OCLC/WorldCa9643749

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