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James Twyman hosts Book Signing at Village Books for Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis


Join James at Village Books on March 23rd at 7PM to hear the latest by celebrated author and musician. Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis is a novel about how finding the courage to open your heart can heal the wounds of your past. Anna, an Italian immigrant living in Portland was shunned from her hometown of Assisi at age 16. She vowed that she would never return to the family who cast her away, but one day while browsing a bookstore a walking guide to the Camino of St. Francis falls and knocks her on the head. Reluctantly, she answers the call to return to Italy and walks in the steps of the humble Saint Francis in an attempt to reconcile the wounds of her past. Arriving in La Verna, Anna meets a young stranger named Giovanni. As the two begin walking in the footsteps of St. Francis, she finds her heart softening as she listens to Giovanni’s parables—and opens up to the miracles surrounding them.