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Tom Playfair; or Making a Start

by Francis J. Finn

The story opens with 10-year-old Tom Playfair being quite a handful for his well-meaning but soft-hearted aunt. Mr. Playfair decides to ship his son off to St. Maure's boarding school — an all-boys academy run by Jesuits — to shape him up, as well as to help him make a good preparation for his upcoming First Communion.

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English

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English

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1890

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Francis J. Finn

United States

Father Francis J. Finn was an American Jesuit priest who has been called the "Catholic Horatio Alger". He wrote a series of 27 popular novels for young people, which contain likeable characters and ad...

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