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Not trying

Kristin J. Wilson

Not trying

infertility, childlessness, and ambivalence

by Kristin J. Wilson

  • 240 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Motherhood,
  • Childfree choice,
  • Childlessness,
  • Female Infertility

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKristin J. Wilson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ755.8 .W544 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 203 pages
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166474M
    ISBN 100826519962, 0826519970
    ISBN 109780826519962, 9780826519979
    LC Control Number2014007695
    OCLC/WorldCa874970475

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