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Kids and alcohol, the deadliest drug by Stanley L. Englebardt

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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Youth -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
  • Alcoholism -- Juvenile literature,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature,
  • Alcohol,
  • Alcoholism

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About the Edition

An introduction to alcohol--what it is, how it affects the body, why some people become problem drinkers, and how to recognize, prevent, and treat alcoholism.

Edition Notes

StatementStanley L. Englebardt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5066 .E54
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5197828M
ISBN 100688417175, 068851717X
LC Control Number75020327

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