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Two Josephs on Molokai: damien and dutton Howard E. Crouch

Two Josephs on Molokai: damien and dutton

Howard E. Crouch

Published September 24th 1998
ISBN : 9780960633043
Hardcover
336 pages
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 About the Book 

This new book recently released, titled Damien and Dutton, Two Josephs on Molokai by Howard E. Crouch, is a biography based on true facts. It tells of the lives of two Josephs: one a Belgium priest (born Joseph) who took the name Damien after his ordination- the other, Ira Dutton, Yankee Civil War veteran, and penitent, who took the name Joseph upon his conversion and baptism into the catholic faith.A poignant story, it portrays how they found the most precious gift of all - friendship. How they worked toghether through joys and sorrows, victory and defeat, with only one desire, to serve Gods most abandoned - leprosy outcasts in Hawaii.