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Stop treating me like a child, but first, can you lend me some money? opening the door to healthy relationships between parents and adult children by Phyllis Lieber

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, NJ .
Written in English


  • Parent and adult child.

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Edition Notes

StatementPhyllis Lieber, Gloria Murphy, and Annette Merkur Schwartz.
ContributionsMurphy, Gloria S., Schwartz, Annette Merkur.
LC ClassificationsHQ755.86 .L545 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 208, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1277661M
ISBN 100806517050
LC Control Number95009374

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