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Pope John Paul II : a biography

Author: Meg Greene
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pope John Paul II is revealed as a man who experienced decisive events of the 20th century and became an icon who touched millions of lives. Annotation. Greene is a freelance writer specializing in biographies of historical and popular culture figures. She concentrates on Karol Wojtyla's formative years and his life before he became John Paul II, to explain how he became the person that he is, and explains the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Meg.
Pope John Paul II.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)894559149
Named Person: John Paul, Pope; Jean-Paul, ((pape ;; John Paul II, Pope; John Paul, Pope
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Greene
ISBN: 0313323003 9780313323003
OCLC Number: 51093309
Description: xix, 172 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline --
Son of Poland --
Young man of passion --
World turned upside down --
Secret seminarian --
Up-and-coming leader --
"The Traveling Priest" --
Cardinal --
Year of three popes --
"Behold, the slavic pope Is coming" --
Man of the year --
Man of the century --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Meg Greene.
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Pope John Paul II is revealed as a man who experienced decisive events of the 20th century and became an icon who touched millions of lives. Annotation. Greene is a freelance writer specializing in biographies of historical and popular culture figures. She concentrates on Karol Wojtyla's formative years and his life before he became John Paul II, to explain how he became the person that he is, and explains the accomplishments and limitations of his papacy. The text includes a timeline of significant events in his life and a bibliography of print and electronic resources. Intended as a reference for high school and undergraduate college students, this text is accessible to general readers.

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