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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Aged -- Psychology.,
  • Middle age -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Aging.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementD. B. Bromley.
SeriesPenguin books -- A848
LC ClassificationsBF"724.8"B7"1966
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21148743M

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