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City of Life, City of Death

Memories of Riga

by Max Michelson

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Published by University Press of Colorado .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Latvia,
  • History: American,
  • Jewish Holocaust Personal Narratives,
  • Personal narratives,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Jews,
  • Holocaust,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • Historical - Holocaust,
  • Michelson, Max,,
  • Riga,
  • Råiga,
  • 1924-,
  • Biography,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8345452M
    ISBN 10087081642X
    ISBN 109780870816420

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