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Jacob"s cane a Jewish family"s journey from the four lands of Lithuania to the ports of London and Baltimore by Elisa New

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Levy family,
  • Barron family,
  • New, Elisa -- Family,
  • New, Elisa -- Travel -- Lithuania -- Anecdotes,
  • Jews -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography,
  • Jewish businesspeople -- Maryland -- Biography,
  • Jews -- Lithuania -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementElisa New.
GenreAnecdotes, Biography
LC ClassificationsF189.B19 J56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24013237M
ISBN 100465015255
ISBN 109780465015252
LC Control Number2009029941

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