Item description for Father Damien And The Bells (Vision Books) by Leonard Everett Fisher & Elizabeth Odell Sheehan...
Overview Presents the story of the saintly Father Damien, who journeyed to the island of Molokai in 1872 to care for the exiled lepers.
Publishers Description This 25th volume in the acclaimed Vision Books series of saints' lives for youth 9-15 years old is the story of the saintly Fr. Damien, who in 1872 went to the island of Molokai, where lepers had been exiled to live in miserable surroundings. Damien earned the trust of the lepers, and his appeals for help resonated throughout the world. He spent his life caring for all the needs of the outcast lepers, and even after Damien himself contracted leprosy he carried on working for his fellow lepers to the end. Illustrated
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.12" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2004
Publisher Ignatius Press
Series Vision Books
ISBN 1586170333 ISBN13 9781586170332
Availability 0 units.
More About Leonard Everett Fisher & Elizabeth Odell Sheehan
ERIC A. KIMMEL and LEONARD EVERETT FISHER have collaborated on three previous titles: "Don Quixote and the Windmills," an NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, "The Hero Beowulf," and "Blackbeard's Last Fight," The author lives in Portland, Oregon; the artist, in Westport, Connecticut.
Leonard Everett Fisher currently resides in Westport, in the state of Connecticut.