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1 Avi Crispin: the Cross of Lead
Hyperion 2004 0786816589 / 9780786816583 Paperback Good with no dust jacket; Used book with slight crease on front cover and slightly bent spine. 
Trade PB; 0.80 x 7.50 x 5.20; 320 pages; Crispin's mother, a peasant woman, dies and Crispin flees to the woods to save himself. He is distraught as his friend Father Quinel is murdered, Crispin thinks, because of him. In the woods , Crispin meets Bear to whom he gives an oath of servitude. Bear mentors Crispin in contradictory ways ( Such as on the one hand making Crispin his servant while insisting that everyman should be his own master and insisting that it is better to live a life of questions. ) Crispin is challenged to rethink his view of God and freedom and his own mortality. Book for 9-12 year olds. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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