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Murder in Yiddish

Isidore Haiblum

Murder in Yiddish

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Isidore Haiblum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A324 M79 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398656M
ISBN 100312014821
LC Control Number87028608
OCLC/WorldCa16901045


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