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Teenage drinking and driving

too often the innocent get smashed

by Jim Edgar

  • 126 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Jim Edgar, Secretary of State in Springfield, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Drunk driving

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    ContributionsIllinois. Office of Secretary of State
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (5 p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27275177M
    OCLC/WorldCa9516566


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