Cardinal A Novel

The Cardinal

A Novel

  • ISBN: 9781468303353
  • Publication Date: February 26, 2013


Price: $16.95

A selection of the Literary Guild, Henry Morton Robinson’s The Cardinal is “absorbing . . . a magnificent novel” (Boston Globe).

The basis for the Academy Award–nominated film directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Huston, The Cardinal tells a story that captured the nation’s attention: a working-class American’s rise to become a cardinal of the Catholic Church. The daily trials and triumphs of Stephen Fermoyle, from the working-class suburbs of Boston, drive him to become first a parish priest, then secretary to a cardinal, later a bishop, and finally a wearer of the Red Hat.

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