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The secrets of superstitions

how they help, how they hurt

by Owen S. Rachleff

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Superstition.,
  • Neuroses.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [213]-216.

    Statementby Owen S. Rachleff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1775 .R29
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5198446M
    ISBN 100385110618
    LC Control Number75021243
    OCLC/WorldCa2088988


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