If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him! the pilgrimage of psychotherapy patients by Sheldon B. Kopp

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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Conduct of life.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 237-238.

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StatementSheldon B. Kopp.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14418464M

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