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Peter Pan syndrome men who have never grown up by Dan Kiley

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Published by Avon Books in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Men -- United States -- Psychology.,
  • Boys -- United States -- Psychology.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 275-281.

StatementDan Kiley.
LC ClassificationsHQ1090.3 .K54 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 298 p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21880028M
ISBN 100396082181

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