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Death comes for the archbishop.

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1851 French Bishop Latour and his friend Father Valliant are despatched to New Mexico to reawaken its slumbering Catholicism. Moving along the endless prairies, Latour spreads his faith the only way he knows-- gently, although he must contend with the unforgiving landscape, derelict and sometimes openly rebellious priests, and his own loneliness. Over nearly 40 years, they leave converts and enemies, crosses, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Christian fiction
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Death comes for the archbishop.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1945
(OCoLC)572816716
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather
OCLC Number: 3496506
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, 3-299, [1] pages 20 cm

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In 1851 French Bishop Latour and his friend Father Valliant are despatched to New Mexico to reawaken its slumbering Catholicism. Moving along the endless prairies, Latour spreads his faith the only way he knows-- gently, although he must contend with the unforgiving landscape, derelict and sometimes openly rebellious priests, and his own loneliness. Over nearly 40 years, they leave converts and enemies, crosses, and occasionally ecstasy in their wake. But it takes a death for them to make their mark on the landscape forever.

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