4 edition of wartime memoir found in the catalog.
Translation of Asszony a fronton.
|Statement||Alaine Polcz ; translation, introduction & notes by Albert Tezla.|
|LC Classifications||D811.5 .P53313 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||177 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||177|
|LC Control Number||99180353|
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