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Confronting death

Alfred G. Killilea

Confronting death

college students on the community of mortals

by Alfred G. Killilea

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thanatology,
  • Death

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    StatementAlfred G. Killilea and Dylan D. Lynch
    ContributionsLynch, Dylan D.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 284 p.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889094M
    ISBN 101475969775, 1475969791
    ISBN 109781475969771, 9781475969795
    OCLC/WorldCa857787493

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