The Caring Sleuth: Portrait of an Animal Rights Activist

  title={The Caring Sleuth: Portrait of an Animal Rights Activist},
  author={Kenneth Joel Shapiro},
  journal={Society \& Animals},
  • K. Shapiro
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology
  • Society & Animals
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