From Skid Row to Simon Community caring for those who have nowhere to go. by Martin Wright

Cover of: From Skid Row to Simon Community | Martin Wright

Published by National Council of Companions of Simon in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Transients, Relief of -- Great Britain.,
  • Skid row -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Prison Service Journal, vol. 6, no. 24; July 1967.

Book details

Other titlesPrison service journal.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV4547 .W7
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 2-7 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5672625M
LC Control Number68133500

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