Signadou: History of the Kentucky Dominican Sisters.

By: Noonan OP., Sister Paschala.

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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiii - (3) - 392 - (2) pp. Ecru coloured paper over boards with dark green cloth and gilt lettering on spine. A dynamic history of the first Dominican community of women in the United States origination in Maryland and moving soon to Cartwright Creek in Kentucky and the subsequent expansion to Ohio, Tennessee, Illinois, DC, and Texas. The title is patois (a regional and slang dialect of French in North America) meaning "sign from God" (signe a Dieu) and is based on a vision that St. Dominic had in 1206. Illustrated with a full colour frontis, 56 black and white plates and a full colour last page. Signed with an inscription by the author on the title page. Loosely laid in is an index to the volume which was never included due to production problems and an accompanying letter from Sr. Noonan explaining the index in this form. The book shows some mild shelf wear and the dust jacket is moderately worn on the edges with a few small closed tears, nicks and creases.; Signed by Author

Title: Signadou: History of the Kentucky Dominican Sisters.

Author Name: Noonan OP., Sister Paschala.

Categories: Catholic - Church History,

Publisher: Manhasset, New York., Brookville Books: 1997

ISBN Number: 0879570180

ISBN Number 13: 9780879570187

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17527

Keywords: American History Catholic Sisters Nuns Dominicans OP Order of Preachers Prince George County