Fathers and crows

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Viking, Jul 1, 1992 - Fiction - 990 pages
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From "one of America's most adventurous young writers" (Cleveland Plain Dealer) comes the second volume in the great epic of American history that began with The Ice-Shirt. In Fathers and Crows, Vollmann continues his huge inventive chronicle exploring the relations between Native Americans and their colonizers and oppressors.

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Review: Fathers and Crows (Seven Dreams #2)

User Review  - Larou - Goodreads

The second of Vollmann's Seven Dreams, Fathers and Crows takes up more than the twice the number of pages than The Ice-Shirt did and deals chiefly with the Jesuits' attempt at converting the natives ... Read full review

Review: Fathers and Crows (Seven Dreams #2)

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Egads. This book is a madhouse of words. Vollmann must be insane to be able to write like this. A dreamlike, dense excursion into the French Jesuits who came to Canada in the first half of the 1600s ... Read full review

Contents

New France in the Seventeenth Century
6
Kingdom Come or How the BlackGowns Sailed to Canada
25
The Nations of New France ca 1625
33
Copyright

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William T. Vollmann is the author of seven novels, three

William T. Vollmann is the author of seven novels, three

William T. Vollmann is the author of seven novels, three collections of stories, and a seven-volume critique of viol collections of stories, and a seven-volume critique of viol collections of stories, and a seven-volume critique of violence, "Rising Up and Rising Down". He is also the author of ence, "Rising Up and Rising Down". He is also the author of ence, "Rising Up and Rising Down". He is also the author of "Poor People", a worldwide examination of poverty through th"Poor People", a worldwide examination of poverty through th"Poor People", a worldwide examination of poverty through the eyes of the impoverished themselves; "Riding Toward Everywe eyes of the impoverished themselves; "Riding Toward Everywe eyes of the impoverished themselves; "Riding Toward Everywhere", an examination of the train-hopping hobo lifestyle; ahere", an examination of the train-hopping hobo lifestyle; ahere", an examination of the train-hopping hobo lifestyle; and Imperial, a panoramic look at one of the poorest areas innd Imperial, a panoramic look at one of the poorest areas innd Imperial, a panoramic look at one of the poorest areas in America. He has won the PEN Center USA West Award for Ficti America. He has won the PEN Center USA West Award for Ficti America. He has won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize and a Whiting Writers' Awon, a Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize and a Whiting Writers' Awon, a Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize and a Whiting Writers' Award. His journalism and fiction have been published in "The ard. His journalism and fiction have been published in "The ard. His journalism and fiction have been published in "The New Yorker", "Esquire", "Spin" and "Granta". Vollmann lives New Yorker", "Esquire", "Spin" and "Granta". Vollmann lives New Yorker", "Esquire", "Spin" and "Granta". Vollmann lives in Sacramento, California. in Sacramento, California. in Sacramento, California.