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Restorying our lives

personal growth through autobiographical reflection

by Gary M. Kenyon

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography.,
  • Autobiography -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-183) and index.

    StatementGary M. Kenyon and William L. Randall.
    ContributionsRandall, William Lowell, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT25 .K36 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL660229M
    ISBN 100275956636
    LC Control Number97005587

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