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The paradox of happiness

Paul Nowell Elbin

The paradox of happiness

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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Happiness.,
  • Conduct of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPaul Nowell Elbin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1481 .E38 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5066277M
    ISBN 100801557143
    LC Control Number74033590
    OCLC/WorldCa1859608


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