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Edith's story / Edith Velmans.

Velmans-Van Hessen, Edith, 1925- (Author). Velmans-Van Hessen, Edith, 1925- Verhaal van Edith. English. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 940.5318 VEL (Text) 39206018545051 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1569471789 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 239 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Soho, [1999?]

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Originally published as: Edith's book. London : Viking, 1998.
Subject: Velmans-Van Hessen, Edith, 1925-
Jewish girls > Netherlands > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Netherlands > Personal narratives.
Netherlands > Biography.
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