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Encyclopedia of Jewish American Literature (Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature)

Gloria L. Cronin

Encyclopedia of Jewish American Literature (Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature)

by Gloria L. Cronin

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11360197M
    ISBN 100816060851
    ISBN 109780816060856

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