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Published by Cistercian Publications in Kalamazoo, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Victor A. Kramer.
    SeriesCistercian studies series -- no. 102
    ContributionsKramer, Victor A. Thomas Merton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E7174 Z73 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21214622M
    ISBN 10087907602X
    LC Control Number87-6418


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