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The Lives They Left Behind

Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

by Darby Penney

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Published by Bellevue Literary Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with Special Needs,
  • General,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Psychology,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Psychiatric hospital patients,
  • Psychiatric hospitals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLisa Rinzler (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12340753M
    ISBN 101934137073
    ISBN 109781934137079
    OCLC/WorldCa154704191

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