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Truth is not sober.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Short stories.

SeriesShort story index reprint series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H746 Tr5, PR6015.O5 Tr5
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4575748M
ISBN 100836935217
LC Control Number77121564
OCLC/WorldCa87197


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Excerpted from The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind Step Programs and the Rehab Industry by Lance Dodes, MD, and Zachary Dodes.

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