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Mother Teresa : a biography

Author: Meg Greene
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The only biography for students to present a balanced, detailed view of the Albanian nun who worked with the poorest of the poor in India, established her Missionaries of Charity around the world, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and was beatified by Pope John Paul II only six years after her death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Teresa, Mother Saint; Teresa, Mother; Teresa, Mother Saint; Teresa (Mother)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Greene
ISBN: 0313327718 9780313327711
OCLC Number: 55066707
Description: xv, 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Timeline: significant events in Mother Teresa's life --
Skopje --
Answering the call --
A new direction and a new journey --
Out of a cesspool : hope --
"Rigorous poverty is our safeguard" --
Kalighat --
Shishu Bhawan and Shantinagar : places of peace --
The growth of a miracle --
Blessings and blame --
"The most obedient woman in the church."
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Meg Greene.
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This new biography for students follows Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu from her humble Albanian birth to worldwide celebrity as Mother Teresa. The nun who attended to the dying and diseased in Calcutta, and  Read more...

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?[P]rovides an excellent biography suitable for high schools and public collections alike. Mother Teresa's beliefs, her noted humanistic works, and her vision to live and work among the poorest in Read more...

 
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