A Chapel of Thieves
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A Chapel of Thieves

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In this captivating sequel to I Tell a Lie Every So Often, a National Book Award finalist, it is 1849 and Henry Desant is on a mission from frontier St. Louis to revolutionary Paris to rescue his brother, Clayton, from a gang of thieves.

Clayton had been told in a dream to go to Paris and preach to the sinners there. In a letter home, he boasts of his success in attracting...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 11th 2002 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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This is the sequel to "I tell a lie every so often" In this story we follow Henry as he goes to revolutionary Paris to rescue his pompous brother Clayton from a gang of thieves. Very interesting comment on religious groups that holds up to-day. Again the story is fascinating and the writing, again superb.
Cheryl in CC NV
Different - maybe something Twain would've written if he'd churned out more juveniles after Tom and Huck.
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Bruce Clements is a children's author, particularly admired for his historical fiction. He lives in Windham, Connecticut.
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