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Published by Florida State University? in [Tallahassee, Fla .
Written in English



  • Florida,
  • Florida.,
  • United States.


  • Older people -- Florida.,
  • Retirement -- Florida.,
  • Cost and standard of living -- Florida.,
  • Migration, Internal -- United States.,
  • Florida -- Population.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby David W. Rasmussen and Gary M. Fournnier.
ContributionsFournier, Gary M.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U6 F66 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination116 leaves in various foliations :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1814156M
LC Control Number89620249

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