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Yiddish tales

Yiddish tales

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Published by The Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Yiddish

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Helena Frank.
    ContributionsFrank, Helena, tr., Jewish Publication Society of America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5128 .F7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 599, [3] p. (first 2 p. and last 3 p. blank) ;
    Number of Pages599
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23334099M
    LC Control Number12011712


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