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Living With the Death Penalty by Courtney Vaughn

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Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English


  • Death & Dying,
  • Social Science / Death & Dying,
  • Penology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8512555M
ISBN 101425726305
ISBN 109781425726300

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