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Status Anxiety

Library Edition

by Alain de Botton

  • 95 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social status,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Unabridged Audio - Self Help,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Personal Growth - Self-Esteem,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSimon Vance (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8108316M
    ISBN 100786177101
    ISBN 109780786177103
    OCLC/WorldCa70627276


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