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Lost in translation a life in a new language by Eva Hoffman

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Poland


  • Hoffman, Eva, 1945-,
  • Jews -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Children of Holocaust survivors -- Poland -- Biography.,
  • Children of Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementEva Hoffman.
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 H63 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2042212M
ISBN 100525246010
LC Control Number88018962

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