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The Gentle American

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A biography of Brother Charles Henry Buttimer, the first American Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.

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The biography of Br. Charles Henry Buttimer, the first American Superior General of the Brothers. This book offers a very readable overview of one administrator’s leadership journey through the turbulent years following Vatican II, and the leadership challenges that had to be faced from the perspective of the central government in Rome.

Author: Ronald Isetti

Publisher: Christian Brothers Publications – Lasallian Region of North America.

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1 review for The Gentle American

  1. Rated 4 out of 5


    This is a fine story, well written, about a man who encountered all the turbulence of Vatican II as he was moving into every-greater leadership positions in the Brothers. It reads like a good novel, but it also reflects the essential deeply prayerful character of the man.

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