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Ordinary women, extraordinary lives

how to overcome adversity and achieve positive change in your life

by Marcia Chellis

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life change events -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.,
  • Adjustment (Psychology) -- Case studies.,
  • Courage -- Case studies.,
  • Women -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254).

    StatementMarcia Chellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF637.L53 C44 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1544515M
    ISBN 100670837571
    LC Control Number91023607
    OCLC/WorldCa24067638

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