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The book and the sword

David Halivni

The book and the sword

a life of learning in the shadow of destruction

by David Halivni

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

    Subjects:
  • Halivni, Daṿid.,
  • Jews -- Romania -- Sighetu Marmat̨iei -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Romania -- Sighetu Marmat̨iei -- Personal narratives.,
  • Holocaust survivors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
  • Jewish scholars -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Weiss Halivni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.R73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22334134M
    ISBN 100374115451

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