The Resource Father Gaetano's puppet catechism : a novella, Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden

Father Gaetano's puppet catechism : a novella, Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden

Label
Father Gaetano's puppet catechism : a novella
Title
Father Gaetano's puppet catechism
Title remainder
a novella
Statement of responsibility
Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the creator of Hellboy, an illustrated novella that brings Twilight Zone originality to the written page In the aftermath of a critical World War II battle, Father Gaetano is assigned as the sole priest at the Church of San Domenico in the small, seaside Sicilian village of Tringale. The previous pastor has died and there is a shortage of clergy at the moment, so until another can be spared, the young priest must say all of the masses himself. Mass is not Father Gaetano's only responsibility, however. The war has created many orphans, and thus the San Domenico rectory has been converted into an orphanage which is also his domain. The children are a joy to him, but they have lost so much, and many have begun to question their faith and their God, and his attempts to teach them catechism are in vain. until he finds an old puppet theatre and an ornate box of puppets in the basement. Handcrafted by the building's former caretaker, now absent, the puppets seem the perfect tool to get the children to pay attention to their lessons. But after dark the puppets emerge from that ornate box, without their strings. While the children have been questioning their faith, the puppets believe Father Gaetano's Bible stories completely. But there is such a thing as too much faith. And the children's lives will never be the same again"--
  • "In the aftermath of a critical World War II battle, Father Gaetano is assigned as the sole priest at the Church of San Domenico in the small, seaside Sicilian village of Tringale. The previous pastor has died and there is a shortage of clergy at the moment, so until another can be spared, the young priest must say all of the masses himself. Mass is not Father Gaetano's only responsibility, however. The war has created many orphans, and thus the San Domenico rectory has been converted into an orphanage which is also his domain. The children are a joy to him, but they have lost so much, and many have begun to question their faith and their God, and his attempts to teach them catechism are in vain . . . until he finds an old puppet theatre and an ornate box of puppets in the basement. Handcrafted by the building's former caretaker, now absent, the puppets seem the perfect tool to get the children to pay attention to their lessons. But after dark the puppets emerge from that ornate box, without their strings. While the children have been questioning their faith, the puppets believe Father Gaetano's Bible stories completely. But there is such a thing as too much faith. And the children's lives will never be the same again. "--
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Mignola, Michael
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.I38
LC item number
F38 2012
Literary form
fiction
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Golden, Christopher
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  • Priests
  • Catechisms
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Father Gaetano's puppet catechism : a novella, Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn778421699
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780312644741
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012028286
System control number
(OCoLC)778421699
Label
Father Gaetano's puppet catechism : a novella, Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden
Publication
Control code
ocn778421699
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780312644741
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012028286
System control number
(OCoLC)778421699

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