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Helluva town

Richard Goldstein

Helluva town

the story of New York City during World War II

by Richard Goldstein

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-306) and index.

Other titlesHell of a town
StatementRichard Goldstein
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.5 .G64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 321 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419974M
ISBN 101416589961
ISBN 109781416589969
LC Control Number2009051105
OCLC/WorldCa424555361

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