What our mothers didn"t tell us why happiness eludes the modern woman by Danielle Crittenden

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Women -- United States -- Social conditions.,
  • Women -- United States -- Psychology.,
  • Feminism -- United States.,
  • Sex role -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDanielle Crittenden.
LC ClassificationsHQ1421 .C75 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL380379M
ISBN 100684832194
LC Control Number98042580

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