When you and your mother can"t be friends resolving the most complicated relationshipof your life by Victoria Secunda

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Published by Heinemann in London .

Written in English

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Bibliography: p392-395. - Includes index.

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StatementVictoria Secunda.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii,406p. ;
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15039887M
ISBN 100434685127
OCLC/WorldCa24735317

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