The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Road to Damietta, the

Road to Damietta, the (1988) [Novel]
by Scott O'Dell Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

My name is Ricca di Montanaro, and I am probably the most headstrong, willful thirteen-year-old in all of Assisi. My wealthy family tries to distract me with fine clothes and the teaching of illumination painting, but every time I see the handsome, sophisticated Francis, I forget everything...

But there is talk that he is denying worldly pleasure, that he is embracing poverty and holiness. Yet I cannot but hope that he will be mine. I love him far more now, this man who urges all of Assisi to love one another and all things great and small...

"Where there is darkness, light," he says, and I listen and follow- even if my quest takes me to exotic Egypt, to the dangers of the knights on Crusade....

Original title: The Road to Damietta
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionEuropeMiddle Ages

Edition #1: Road to Damietta, the

Road to Damietta, the (1988)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "May be his finest novel...unsurpassed at re-creating the human beings in the orbit of Saint Francis and the places where the great events of his life occurred." Publishers Weekly
Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!

Manifested in:

Road to Damietta, the (1988)

ISBN: 0449702332

Add to my library

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use