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Seminary Boy

by John Cornwell

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Seminary Boy by John Cornwell
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2006
    336 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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Born into a working class family, at the age of thirteen years old Cornwell was sent to Cotton College, a remote seminary. For the next five years he lived under an austere monastic regime as he wrestled his faith, and his natural adolescent rebelliousness and experienced the best and the worst of monastic life.

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"Cornwell has written a psychologically astute and often touching coming-of-age story." - PW
"Part spiritual odyssey, part boarding school story, Cornwell's well-crafted memoir is filled with vivid descriptions of people and places and a young boy's struggle to find himself." - School Library Journal.

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