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Recounts the story of how Francis of Assisi grew from a wealthy schoolboy into a young man who loved fine clothes, a prisoner of war, and the founder of the Franciscans, and retells some of the legends that people tell about his life.
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The son of a wealthy merchant, Francis renounced his life of privilege to live simply, helping the poor and the outcasts of society and teaching respect for all living creatures. Here, Rachel Billington tells the story with excitement, adventure, and passion. We see Francis’ childhood, his extraordinary conversion, the miracles he performed, the people who followed him, his special relationship with animals, and, finally, the drama of his early death. A memorable portrayal of the man who became the most beloved of saints.
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0340714271 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.2070739