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The first desire

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jews -- New York (State) -- Fiction,
  • Jewish families -- Fiction,
  • Missing persons -- Fiction,
  • Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNancy Reisman.
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23272804M
ISBN 100375423087
LC Control Number2004044665

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