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Dorothy Day

A Catholic Life of Action (Spiritual Biographies for Young Readers)
  • 31 Pages
  • 3.75 MB
  • English
Skylight Paths Publishing
Christianity, Social reformers, Children: Grades 1-2, Biography & Autobiography - Religious, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography, Reformers, Juvenile literature, Day, Dorothy,, Biography, United States, 1897-1980, Cath
ContributionsStephen Marchesi (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8878835M
ISBN 101594730113
ISBN 139781594730115

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