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Jujitsu rabbi and the godless blonde

Rebecca Dana

Jujitsu rabbi and the godless blonde

a true story

by Rebecca Dana

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Amy Einhorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • Journalists,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRebecca Dana
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.D315 A3 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25394043M
    ISBN 109780399158773
    LC Control Number2012029871

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