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Why good things happen to good people the exciting new research that proves the link between doing good and living a longer, healthier, happier life by Stephen Garrard Post

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Altruism -- Psychological aspects,
  • Helping behavior

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementStephen Post and Jill Neimark.
ContributionsNeimark, Jill.
LC ClassificationsBF637.H4 P665 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23113360M
ISBN 100767920171
ISBN 109780767920179
LC Control Number2006024040

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