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Published by North Country Community College Press, May be ordered from the North Country Center of Gerontology in Saranac Lake, N.Y .
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Includes index.

Statementproduced by American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, North Country Center of Gerontology, North Country Community College.
ContributionsAmerican Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance., North Country Center of Gerontology.
LC ClassificationsGV447 .N37
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, p., 125 columns ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3792330M
LC Control Number81080242

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