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Some of the words are theirs a memoir of an alcoholic family by George H. Jensen

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Published by Moon City Press in Springfield, Mo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jensen, George H,
  • Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography,
  • Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- United States -- Biography,
  • College teachers -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGeorge H. Jensen, Jr. ; foreword by William L. White.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5293.J46 A3 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945156M
ISBN 109780913785096
LC Control Number2009048214
OCLC/WorldCa351296249

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