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The book and the sword a life of learning in the shadow of destruction by DavМЈid Halivni

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Weiss Halivni.
LC ClassificationsDS135.R73 H36 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination197 p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL982052M
ISBN 100374115451
LC Control Number96019673

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