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7 edition of A sampler of Jewish-American folklore found in the catalog.

A sampler of Jewish-American folklore

by Josepha Sherman

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Published by August House in Little Rock, Ark .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Folklore.,
    • Jewish folk literature -- United States.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesJewish American folklore.
      StatementJosepha Sherman ; illustrations by Jacqueline Chwast.
      SeriesAmerican folklore series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR111.J48 S54 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1701956M
      ISBN 100874831946, 0874831938
      LC Control Number92002844

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