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Single mothers by choice

a guidebook for single women who are considering or have chosen motherhood

by Jane Mattes

  • 11 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single Mothers by Choice (Organization),
  • Unmarried mothers -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Single mothers -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-235) and index.

    StatementJane Mattes.
    GenreCase studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23020964M
    ISBN 100812922468
    OCLC/WorldCa37508770


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