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Mormon passage a missionary chronicle by Shepherd, Gary

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Mexico.


  • Shepherd, Gary, 1943-,
  • Shepherd, Gordon, 1943-,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Missions,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Missions -- Mexico,
  • Mormon Church -- Missions,
  • Mormon missionaries -- United States -- Biography,
  • Mormon Church -- Missions -- Mexico

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [431]-442) and index.

StatementGary Shepherd and Gordon Shepherd.
ContributionsShepherd, Gordon, 1943-
LC ClassificationsBX8661 .S54 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 454 p. ;
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL659474M
ISBN 100252023560, 0252066626
LC Control Number97004789

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