3 edition of Voices of Canadian Jews found in the catalog.
Voices of Canadian Jews
Bryan M. Knight
|Statement||[interviews conducted by] Bryan M. Knight, Rachel Alkallay.|
|Contributions||Alkallay, Rachel, 1959-|
|LC Classifications||F1035.J5 K55 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 509 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||509|
|LC Control Number||89127064|
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