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Aging, death, and the completion of being

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old age -- Congresses,
  • Aging -- Congresses,
  • Death -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by David D. Van Tassel.
    ContributionsVan Tassel, David D. 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .A4575
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4747092M
    ISBN 100812277570
    LC Control Number78065111

      She was a hospice worker for years, the source of her deep learning on the possibilities embedded in aging and death. She got more prolific in her later life, and her last book .


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