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The Emperor"s Embrace

Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Child Care/Parenting,
  • Animals,
  • Nature / Animals,
  • Parenting - Fatherhood

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7644697M
    ISBN 100671020846
    ISBN 109780671020842


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