Lazarus project by Aleksandar Hemon

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Published by Riverhead Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Averbuch, Lazarus, -- d. 1908 -- Fiction.,
  • Murder -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction.,
  • Immigrants -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAleksandar Hemon ; with photographs by Velibor Božović and from the Chicago Historical Society.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsBožović, Velibor., Chicago History Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3608.E48 L39 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19930639M
ISBN 109781594489884
LC Control Number2008006834

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