Action through young adults

by Mervin A. Bury

Publisher: Ryerson Press in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 74 Downloads: 988
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  • Church work with young adults.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Mervin A. Bury.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 74 p.
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18238567M

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