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Aimee Semple McPherson (Spiritual Leaders and Thinkers)

by Silvia Anne Sheafer

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • McPherson, Aimee Semple,,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - Religious,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Evangelists,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • 1890-1944,
  • Canada,
  • International Church of the Fo

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMartin E. Marty (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8159757M
    ISBN 100791078671
    ISBN 109780791078679

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