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Author McCabe, Thomas Allan.

Title Miracle on High Street : the rise, fall, and resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. / Thomas A. McCabe
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 322 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction : downtown monks and the miracle on High Street -- Newark's forgotten riot -- "Necessary, useful, and beautiful" : founding fathers and a Catholic day college, 1868-1900 -- The making of a modern Catholic prep school, 1900-1926 -- St. Benedict's Prep from Depression to war, 1926-1945 -- The duke, divine comedy, and discipline at St. Benedict's Prep -- Benedict's hates a quitter : athletics at a Catholic prep school -- "He was afraid of the city" : Abbot Patrick, the monastic family, and postwar Newark, 1945-1967 -- "Camelot is dead" : the Newark riots and the closing of St. Benedict's Prep, 1967-1972 -- "A possible school" : the resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep, 1972-1977 -- The headmaster and the street, 1977-1986 -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject St. Benedict's Preparatory School (Newark, N.J.) -- History.
Minorities -- Education (Secondary) -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History.
Preparatory schools -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010032685
ISBN 0823233103 (cloth ; alk. paper)
082323312X (ebook)
9780823233106 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780823233120 (ebook)