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Writing as a way of healing

how telling our stories transforms our lives

by Louise A. DeSalvo

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Psychological aspects,
  • Diaries -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouise DeSalvo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN171.P83 D47 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6778251M
    ISBN 100807072435
    LC Control Number00020798
    OCLC/WorldCa43296574

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