We were brothers the stories of Salesian seminarians who followed a dream

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Published by Detselig Enterprises in Calgary .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Don Bosco College (Newton, N.J.) -- History,
  • Don Bosco College (Newton, N.J.) -- Students -- Biography,
  • Salesians -- Education -- New Jersey,
  • Don Bosco College (Newton, N.J.) -- Histoire,
  • Don Bosco College (Newton, N.J.) -- Étudiants -- Biographies,
  • Salésiens -- Éducation -- New Jersey,
  • Seminarians -- New Jersey -- Newton -- Biography,
  • Séminaristes -- New Jersey -- Newton -- Biographies

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Spencer Boudreau & George Stanton.
GenreBiography, Biographies
ContributionsBoudreau, Spencer, 1945-, Stanton, George, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX915.N48 W49 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23939914M
ISBN 109781550593822
LC Control Number2009482429

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