Father Marquette and the Great Rivers


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Father Marquette and the Great Rivers - Derleth, August William, and Hoffman, H Lawrence
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This Vision book for youth 9 - 15 years old tells the thrilling story of one of America's greatest missionaries who came down from Canada with explorer Louis Joliet to explore the mighty Mississippi River, the "great river" bordered by Indian tribes who killed white men on sight. Of the few who had dared explore this immense waterway, none had lived to return and report where it emptied. If he could travel to the mouth of the "great river," Fr. Marquette hoped to obtain new lands for France and new souls for Jesus Christ. ...

Father Marquette and the Great Rivers 1998, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780898706642

Revised edition

Trade paperback