The Life of St. Francis

The Life of St. Francis

By Bonaventura; Ewart Cousins (Translator); Donna Tartt (Foreword by)

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780060576523, 165pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


Bonaventure (1221 1274), an Italian theologian and monk, is widely considered the greatest Franciscan mystic after St. Francis himself. Commissioned by the Franciscan Order, Bonaventure wrote this official biography of St. Francis of Assisi in 1260 his riveting account is simple yet inspiring, and essential reading for those looking to understand the remarkable life and spirituality of this revered saint.

About the Author

Donna Tartt was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, and educated at the University of Mississippi and Bennington College. The Secret History was her debut novel.