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Beyond death anxiety achieving life-affirming death awareness by Robert Firestone

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Published by Springer in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Death,
  • Fear of death

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert W. Firestone, Joyce Catlett.
ContributionsCatlett, Joyce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF789.D4 .F57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23212981M
ISBN 109780826105516
LC Control Number2009015802
OCLC/WorldCa318876675

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