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elderly in America by William Earle Cole

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Older people -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aging -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Old age.,
  • Aging.

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About the Edition

Examines the impact of aging and elderly citizens on individuals and society.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementWill[i]am E. Cole, Diana K. Harris.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsHarris, Diana K., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 C53
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4896024M
LC Control Number76029816

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