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5 edition of Her first American found in the catalog.

Her first American

a novel

by Lore Segal

  • 21 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lore Segal.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.E425 H4 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867664M
ISBN 100394536274
LC Control Number84043067

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Shelving this book took a moment of thought: the author was born in Vienna and educated in London, but this is at heart a very American story -- perhaps the most American of stories, in fact, for it is an immigrant's story.

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