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Father Damien

Religion (3-Jan-1840 — 15-Apr-1889)


Edward Clifford. Father Damien: A Journey from Cashmere to His Home in Hawaii. London and New York: Macmillan. 1889. 352pp.

Piers Compton. Father Damien. London: Alexander Ouseley. 1933. 196pp.

Gavan Daws. Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai. New York: Harper & Row. 1973. 293pp.

Charles J. Dutton. The Samaritans of Molokai: The Lives of Father Damien and Brother Dutton Among the Lepers. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1932. 286pp.

Omer Englebert. The Hero of Molokai: Father Damien, Apostle of the Lepers. St. Paul Editions. 1962. 364pp. Translation of Le pére Damien.

Hilde Eynikel. Molokai: The Story of Father Damien. Hodder & Stoughton. 2001. 324pp.

John Farrow. Damien: The Leper. Sheed & Ward. 1937. 230pp.

Vital Jourdan. The Heart of Father Damien, 1840-1889. Guild Press. 1960. 500pp. Translation of Le père Damien de Veuster, apôtre des lépreux.

Ann Roos. Man of Molokai: The Life of Father Damien. J. B. Lippincott. 1943. 254pp.

Philibert Tauvel. Father Damien: Apostle of the Lepers of Molokai, Priest of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts. Art and Book Co.. 1904. 206pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.381)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.182)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.172)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.498)

  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.101)

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