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Growing up Jewish in America

an oral history

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish children -- United States -- Biography,
    • Jews -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • Judaism -- United States,
    • Oral history,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[compiled by] Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsFrommer, Myrna., Frommer, Harvey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.37 .A14 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42093M
      ISBN 100803269005
      LC Control Number99034630

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