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Death comes for the archbishop

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: [United States] : Important Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1851 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: Christian fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather
ISBN: 9788087888018 8087888014
OCLC Number: 873657228
Description: 151 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Willa Cather.

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In 1851 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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