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The J.A.P. chronicles a novel by Isabel Rose

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


  • Jewish women,
  • Older women,
  • Reminiscing in old age,
  • Female friendship,
  • Reunions,
  • Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Reunited with her former bunkmates at the centennial of Willow Lake Camp, Ali Cohen, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, plans to make a documentary about her former teenage tormentors at the Jewish girls" camp.

Edition Notes

StatementIsabel Rose
LC ClassificationsPS3618.O784 J15 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 341 p. ;
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24831820M
ISBN 100385512864
ISBN 109780385512862
LC Control Number2004045550

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