Why do people drink alcohol?
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Published by Gloucester Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementPete Sanders ; [illustration, Ron Hayward Associates ; consultant, Angela Grunsell].
SeriesLet"s talk about
ContributionsGrunsell, Angela., Ron Hayward Associates,
LC ClassificationsHV5066 .S36 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2069945M
ISBN 100531171345
LC Control Number88083102

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