|About the Book|
In Volume III of The Franciscan Trilogy--The Missing HairShirt--Ex-pope, Franciscan Dom Masone and his friend Professor Symon Carpentertravel to Beijing in a desperate attempt to save the life of a fellowFranciscan. Under surveillance andMoreIn Volume III of The Franciscan Trilogy--The Missing HairShirt--Ex-pope, Franciscan Dom Masone and his friend Professor Symon Carpentertravel to Beijing in a desperate attempt to save the life of a fellowFranciscan. Under surveillance and followed by a ruthless Chinese SecurityColonel bent on their execution, they illegally enter mysterious Tibet.Their adventure begins when their pilotless aircraft strikes a mountain peak and spins out of control over the Himalayas. An old friend, living and teaching at a Tibetan monastery, provides clues to the location of The Missing Hair Shirt. Risking their lives, guided by a strange mystic, and spied upon by poison cult-tribes--they climb the impenetrable Himalayas. Drenched by torrential rains and hindered by mudslides, theyre forced to endure a perilous white water raft journey down the worlds most dangerous river--through the snaking Yarlung Tsangpo Gorge. Treading on deaths door, they make a mind-boggling discovery that if disclosed, would threaten to turn the worlds scientific community into chaos. Adventure and breathtaking excitement, combined with an unexpected turn of events that even Dom and Symon could not have foreseen, concludes this acclaimed trilogy by author William R. Park, Sr.About the AuthorAuthor, columnist, teacher,lecturer, and former consultant to some of Americas largest and most successfulcompanies, William R. Park, Sr. has been blessed with forty-two years as anationally known and respected advertising executive--including the writing ofthousands of newspaper/print ads and TV/radio scripts. Winner of national awardsin print and television, his popular Ad Pulse monthly column appeared inModern Retailer Magazine in the 70s and again for Publishers Auxiliary in the90s. Now retired and author of The Franciscan Trilogy...Bill lives in theKansas City area with his wife, Genie, a High School English teacher--and a veryaffectionate cat named Gabby.