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Understanding gay relatives and friends

by Clinton R. Jones

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gays -- Family relationships.,
  • Homosexuality.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clinton R. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.25 .J66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558261M
    ISBN 10081642179X
    LC Control Number77028704
    OCLC/WorldCa3609063

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