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Death comes for the archbishop

Author: Willa Cather; John J Murphy; Charles W Mignon
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Death Comes for the Archbishop sprang from Willa Cather's love for the land and cultures of the American Southwest. Published in 1927 to both praise and perplexity, it has since claimed for itself a major place in twentieth-century literature. 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
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Allegories
Christian fiction
Religious fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Death comes for the archbishop.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607153145
Named Person: Willa Cather
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather; John J Murphy; Charles W Mignon
ISBN: 0803214294 9780803214293
OCLC Number: 39235735
Description: 614 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Willa Cather ; historical essay and explanatory notes by John J. Murphy ; textual editing by Charles W. Mignon with Frederick M. Link and Kari A. Ronning.
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Bishop Jean Latour and Father Joseph Vaillant decide to organize the new Roman diocese of Santa Fe following the Mexican War. However, while seeking to build a cathedral in the desert, they face  Read more...

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