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Raised by the Church : growing up in New York City's Catholic orphanages

Author: Edward Rohs; Judith Estrine
Publisher: New York : Empire State Editions, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Raised by the Church chronicles the extraordinary life of Ed Rohs, a bright, mischievous boy who was raised in five institutions of the Catholic orphanage system in postwar Brooklyn, New York from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rohs, Edward, 1946-
Raised by the Church.
New York : Empire State Editions, 2012
(DLC) 2011026396
Named Person: Edward Rohs
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Rohs; Judith Estrine
ISBN: 9780823240227 0823240223 9780823240258 0823240258
OCLC Number: 929409824
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 228 p.) : ill
Contents: The search for solutions --
New York City in the nineteenth century --
The twentieth century --
The Sisters of Mercy --
My earliest years --
St. Mary of the Angels --
St. John's Home for Boys --
St. Vincent's Home for Boys --
Growing pains --
Alone in the real world --
Inventing another new life --
Milestones --
Reflections.
Responsibility: Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine.

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Raised by the Church is the story of Brooklyn's post-war Catholic orphanage system. The book reminds us that every generation is challenged to find ways to take care of children whose parents cannot Read more...

 
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