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A Map of Life Book

Frank Sheed

Considered one of Frank Sheed's best books, A Map of Life is also one of the best and most popular short summaries of the Catholic Faith ever written. Focusing on the major truths of our existence and purpose in life, Sheed draws on God's revelation to show what the Divine "master plan" is for us and how each part of the plan is related.

Pages: 149
Book Dimensions: 4.75" x 7.125"

Average Rating: 3.88 based on 8 ratings
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