Rural America"s elderly
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Rural America"s elderly January 1983 - January 1993 by John, Patricia La Caille.

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English


  • Rural elderly -- United States -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

StatementPatricia La Caille John.
SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 93-36., Quick bibliography series -- 93-36.
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17750429M

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