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Women On the Row

Reflections From Both Sides of the Bars
  • 184 Pages
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Firebrand Books
Women prisoners, True Crime / Espionage, General, Social Science, Sociology, SOC004000, SOC, United States, Crime & criminology, Sociology, Social Studies, Memoir, Death row inmates, Criminology, Biog
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9379049M
ISBN 101563411253
ISBN 139781563411250
OCLC/WorldCa43864415

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A distinguished clinical psychologist and bestselling author examines the personal and social issues that aging women face in modern American society. For women in transition.

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