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Building character from within

McMahon, John T.

Building character from within

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by McMahon, John T.

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Published by The Bruce publishing company in Milwaukee .
Written in English

  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.,
  • Moral education.,
  • Character.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John T. McMahon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 l., 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16365994M
    LC Control Number40004460

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