Tales of Foreign Lands Volume 1

By: Rev. Joseph Spillman; S.J.

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LAST ONE!; New Large Softcover; Father Joseph Spillmann was born at Zug, Switzerland in 1842. He joined the Jesuits and in 1874 was ordained priest. Due to his poetic gifts he was assigned to work on various periodicals. Spillmann's literary activity resulted chiefly from his connection with these periodicals, especially the Katholische Missionen, which he edited from 1880-90. His "Tales of Foreign Lands" series contains 21 booklets, consisting of edifying and tastefully illustrated stories for the young. They have been translated into many languages. Volume One combines four of these stories into a single volume. Large Softcover of 313 pages. The Stories: Lover Your Enemies- The Maoris of New Zealand have had enough of being cheated by the English and rebel. Meanwhile, the Patrick O'Neal family is overtaken by a marauding tribe and must flee for their lives.; Maron- It is Lebanon in 1860, the Mufti of Sidon incites the mob to kill the Christians even as his son helps his Christian friend flee to the hills.; The Festival of Corpus Christi- Don Pedro and his nephew have arrived to shut down the Jesuit missions in Bolivia. But they discover a village where the Indians are living a civilized Christian life.; The Cabin Boys- Paul and Albert embark as cabin boys on a sea voyage with an unusual cargo: priest, condemned to forced labor in Cayenne.

Title: Tales of Foreign Lands Volume 1

Author Name: Rev. Joseph Spillman; S.J.

Categories: Catholic Children,

Publisher: Angelus Press: 2009-10-21

ISBN Number: 1892331748

ISBN Number 13: 9781892331748

Binding: Perfect Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Perfect Paperback

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