Facing death and loss

by Elizabeth Ogg

Publisher: Technomic Pub. Co. in Lancaster, Pa., U.S.A

Written in English
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  • Death -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Right to die -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Hospice care -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Elizabeth Ogg.
LC ClassificationsHQ1073.5.U6 O43 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 97 p. ;
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2553581M
ISBN 100877624232
LC Control Number85051126

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