Fathers and crows

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Penguin Books, 1993 - Fiction - 990 pages
12 Reviews
With the same panoramic vision and mythic sensibility he brought to The Ice-Shirt, Vollmann continues his hugely original fictional history of the clash of Indians and Europeans in the New World. Through the eyes of vastly different peoples, Vollmann reconstructs America's tragic past.

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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

Kingdom Come or How the BlackGowns Sailed to Canada
25
Obedience or A Brief Life of Saint Ignatius de Loyola Who Invented
52
Thy Will Be Done or The War with the Irocois Savages
309
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