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Other People"s Children An Intimate Account of the Dilemmas Facing Middle-Class Parents and the Women They Hire to Raise Their Children by Julia Wrigley

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593808M
ISBN 100465053823
ISBN 109780465053827

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