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The mourner"s bench

a novel

by Susan M. Dodd

  • 255 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
    • Suicide victims -- Fiction,
    • Sisters -- Fiction,
    • North Carolina -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusan Dodd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O318 M68 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination270 p. ;
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703372M
      ISBN 100688157998
      LC Control Number97052564

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      The suggested directions and accompanying text of the Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book are produced as guidelines only; they are not intended to lay down or develop any principles of criminal law, but to reflect the law as it stands at any given time. This publication is copyright. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions Author: Ryan Ahearn. The Mourners' Bench is a rich, sometimes painful history lesson, with harsh realities interwoven between the pages. It is a delicate read. The author's naivety shows up without expressed permission--his anger never acknowledged but acutely sensed.

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