The Resource A rich young man : a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua, John E. Beahn, (ebook)

A rich young man : a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua, John E. Beahn, (ebook)

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A rich young man : a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua
Title
A rich young man
Title remainder
a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua
Statement of responsibility
John E. Beahn
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eng
Summary
St. Anthony of Padua has been a friend to millions of Catholics asking his help to recover lost objects. But few seem to know much about his remarkable life. The son of a knight in the court of Portugal's king, he renounced his heritage of wealth and power to become a Franciscan priest. In the years to come, he earned international fame as a preacher, reformer, miracle worker, champion of the poor, and Doctor of the Church. A generation ago, the American Catholic novelist John Edward Beahn presented Anthony's life and legends in a biographical novel, A Rich Young Man: A Novel Based on the Life of St. Anthony of Padua, published in 1953. This imaginative re-telling of the saint s story, based on historical records and traditions, now comes to life again in the TAN Legend series of biographical fiction. The tale unfolds in the epic setting of medieval Europe of the thirteenth century. Monarchs, courtiers, churchmen, knights, nobles and serfs maneuver like chess pieces in an elaborate game of alliances and conflicts between Church and state, Christian and Muslim, Catholic and heretic. Anthony's story takes us from North Africa where divine providence saved the young friar from his mistaken zeal for martyrdom to Italy and France, where his extraordinary gifts and heroic passion for God blazed a path to the rescue and conversion of countless souls. This TAN Legend edition of A Rich Young Man: A Novel Based on the Life of St. Anthony of Padua paints a rich, fascinating portrait of an astonishing saint who turned the medieval Christian world upside down
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Midwest
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1910-
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Beahn, John Edward
Dewey number
813.54
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Tan Legends
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  • Saints
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A rich young man : a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua, John E. Beahn, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781618902030
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12055496
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remote
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12055496
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MWT12055496
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A rich young man : a novel based on the life of Saint Anthony of Padua, John E. Beahn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781618902030
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12055496
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12055496
System control number
MWT12055496
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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