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Bronxprimitive portraits in a childhood by Kate Simon

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Simon, Kate.,
  • Jews -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementKate Simon.
LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21588482M
ISBN 100670192392

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