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Dictionary of American Catholic biography

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



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  • Catholics -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn J. Delaney.
LC ClassificationsBX4670 .D45 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination621 p. ;
Number of Pages621
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3182811M
ISBN 100385178786
LC Control Number83025524

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