The search for meaning collection by Caroline Jones

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Published by ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corp. in Sydney, NSW .

Written in English

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  • Spiritual biography -- Australia.,
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  • Spiritual life.,
  • Life.

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StatementCaroline Jones.
LC ClassificationsBL72 .J57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL571249M
ISBN 100733304478
LC Control Number96157364

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