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The deposition of Father McGreevy

Brian O"Doherty

The deposition of Father McGreevy

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Published by Turtle Point Press, Books & Co, Helen Marx Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Fiction,
  • Priests -- Ireland -- Kerry -- Fiction,
  • Villages -- Ireland -- Kerry -- Fiction,
  • Kerry (Ireland) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian O"Doherty.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p. ;
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243736M
    ISBN 101885983395
    LC Control Number98006134


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