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Great Catholics in American history.

Theodore Maynard

Great Catholics in American history.

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Published by Hanover House in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholics -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4670 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination261 p.
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6220906M
      LC Control Number57005792
      OCLC/WorldCa1215895


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