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War Orphan in San Francisco

Letters Link a Family Scattered by World War II

by Phyllis Helene Mattson

  • 249 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Stevens Creek Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust,
  • San Francisco,
  • Foster children,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Jews,
  • General,
  • Canada - General,
  • Biography,
  • California

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8586964M
    ISBN 100976165600
    ISBN 109780976165606
    OCLC/WorldCa57426600

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