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Fr Moran of Kathmandu

Pioneer Priest, Educator and Ham Radio Voice of the Himalayas

Don Messerschmidt

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Marshall Moran set out from Chicago in 1929 to join a Jesuit mission in Asia. Over the next six decades he became one of the continent's most remote celebrities, a pioneer priest and educator and one of the "rare ones" among the world's amateur radio fraternity, at home in the heart of the Himalayas. In India and Nepal he taught the sons of the rich and the poor, the powerful and the unpretentious alike. From simple beginnings he set the first standards for modern education in Nepal. In time, he became known far and wide as "Father Moran of Kathmandu." In this newly revised edition of his biography, writer and anthropologist Don Messerschmidt brings the story of Fr Moran, SJ, to life. It is a remarkable and inspiring tale of quiet accomplishment.

Orchid Press, 9789745241404, 374pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2012