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What it"s like to be old

by Pete Sanders

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Gloucester Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aging -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Old age.

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to what it"s like to be old, physically and mentally, describing the joys and challenges of old age.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPete Sanders.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLet"s talk about
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .S3115 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1705359M
    ISBN 100531173720
    LC Control Number92006683

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