The bad daughter by Julie Hilden

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .

Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Hilden, Julie,
  • Mothers and daughters -- United States,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Family relationships,
  • Psychological child abuse -- United States,
  • Adult child abuse victims -- United States -- Biography

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Book details

Statementby Julie Hilden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.H5969 A3 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL685772M
ISBN 101565121856
LC Control Number97032660
OCLC/WorldCa37935011

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