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Letters from Rifka

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [1992]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others immigrate to America.
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Genre/Form: Epistolary fiction, American
Epistolary fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0805019642 9780805019643 0140363912 9780140363913 9780312535612 0312535619
OCLC Number: 25205387
Awards: Sydney Taylor, 1992
Description: x, 148 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Karen Hesse.
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