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An almost perfect moment

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Published by Ecco in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Teenage pregnancy -- Fiction.,
    • Jewish families -- Fiction.,
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBinnie Kirshenbaum.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3561.I775 A78 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination321 p. ;
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688503M
      ISBN 100060520868
      LC Control Number2003054961

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