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The Resource The greatest gift : the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Binka Le Breton

The greatest gift : the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Binka Le Breton

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The greatest gift : the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang
Title
The greatest gift
Title remainder
the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang
Statement of responsibility
Binka Le Breton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of an extraordinary nun describes how Sister Dorothy Stang came to Brazil as a missionary in 1966, her work in the Amazon to protect small farmers from ruthless logging and development interests, and her 2005 murder
Biography type
individual biography
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253421
Cataloging source
DLC
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Le Breton, Binka
Dewey number
  • 271/.97
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4705.S7938
LC item number
L4 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Stang, Dorothy
  • Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Target audience
adult
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the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang
Label
The greatest gift : the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Binka Le Breton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007023379.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Sister Dorothy in the Amazon -- Dayton days -- Entering religious life -- First steps in mission -- Early days in Brazil -- Getting in deeper -- Land without men for men without land -- Baptism of fire -- The Transamazon highway -- Life on the Transamaz?onica -- Creation spirituality -- Putting creation spirituality to work -- The land wars -- Sustainability : the impossible dream? -- The angel of the Amazon -- A death foretold -- February 11, 2005 -- February 12, 1005
Control code
ocn141483994
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 240 p.
Isbn
9780385522182
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023379
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)141483994
Label
The greatest gift : the courageous life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Binka Le Breton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007023379.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Sister Dorothy in the Amazon -- Dayton days -- Entering religious life -- First steps in mission -- Early days in Brazil -- Getting in deeper -- Land without men for men without land -- Baptism of fire -- The Transamazon highway -- Life on the Transamaz?onica -- Creation spirituality -- Putting creation spirituality to work -- The land wars -- Sustainability : the impossible dream? -- The angel of the Amazon -- A death foretold -- February 11, 2005 -- February 12, 1005
Control code
ocn141483994
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 240 p.
Isbn
9780385522182
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007023379
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)141483994

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