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7 edition of Modern Jewish Plays found in the catalog.

Modern Jewish Plays

by Jason Sherman

  • 196 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Playwrights Canada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American,
  • Drama / General,
  • General,
  • Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Canadian drama,
  • Israeli drama,
  • Jewish authors,
  • Jewish drama,
  • Translations into English,
  • Plays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8199749M
    ISBN 100887547346
    ISBN 109780887547348

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