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Frontier Bishop
Riley Hughes
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Frontier Bishop

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This is an old Catholic Treasury Books publication. It is the story of Bishop Simon Gabriel Brute who came to the U.S. in 1810 from France having survived the Reign of Terror. He became a prominent figure in the Catholic Church. He knew St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and served as Vice-President at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, MD, among many other things!
152 pages
Published 1959 by The Bruce Publishing Co.
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Ruth Sophia
Jan 20, 2016 Ruth Sophia rated it liked it
Historical Fiction, Not a Biography

As I'm reading this book, I start asking myself questions like "how do we know what his mother thought?" "Did Simon write this down for us to know this?" "How do we know this conversation took place?" Some of the material I had no reason to doubt, but some of it left me wondering. It isn't until the last paragraph of the book that the author informs us that this is a work of fiction based upon historical fact.

That is something that ought to be disclosed at the
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