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Death comes for the archbishop

Author: Willa Cather; A S Byatt
Publisher: London : Virago, 1981, ©1927.
Series: Virago modern classics, 58.
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When Cather first visited the American Southwest in 1912, she found a new world to imagine and soon came to feel that the story of the Catholic Church in [the Southwest] was the most interesting of all its stories. The narrative follows Bishop Jean Latour and Father Joseph Vaillant, friends since their childhood in France, as they organize the new Roman Catholic diocese of Santa Fe subsequent to the Mexican War.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather; A S Byatt
ISBN: 9781844083725 1844083721
OCLC Number: 326860258
Notes: "Published by arrangement with A.A. Knopf, Inc., New York"--T.p. verso.
Copyright renewed 1955.
Description: xvi, 237 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics, 58.
Responsibility: Willa Cather ; introduced by A.S. Byatt.

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Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.  Read more...

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'Quite simply a masterpiece ... I am completely bowled over by it ... This will be a book which I go on rereading' A. N. Wilson, TELEGRAPH *A powerful piece of writing, rich with the essence of Read more...

 
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