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Death comes for the archbishop

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: London : Virago, 1981.
Series: Virago modern classics (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considered her greatest work, this experimental novel is based on the real-life experiences of two French missionaries in New Mexico and showing her empathy for nature in its unspoiled beauty.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willa Cather
ISBN: 0860681831 9780860681830
OCLC Number: 8320768
Description: 299 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics (London, England)
Responsibility: Willa Cather ; new introduction 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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