The Wolf in Winter: A Story of Francis of Assisi by John R Sack
Approx. 24,810 words.
Published on May 27, 2011.
This story describes the first steps of Francis of Assisi's career, before he had any followers. He had renounced his wealth and family, and was wandering penniless on the road, but had yet to discover his true vocation. This story has been a favorite of children and adults seeking to know more about Francis and the world in which he lived. Includes the tale of Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio.