Simon Brute and the Western Adventure Raised in the tumultuous time of the French Revolution and trained as a doctor, Simon Brute becomes a priest and is sent to the American frontier. Devoted to his flock, Fr. Brute inspires all who meet him with his zeal and tireless effort to establish the Church in the Indiana territory. This well-told biography reads like an adventure novel. Copyright 1958, 2012. Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover. 125 pp.