Fathers and crows

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Penguin Books, 1993 - Fiction - 990 pages
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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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User Review  - Josiah Miller - Goodreads

This is the most beautiful history lesson of the development of the western world and the settling of North America. Every sentence is magical. Read full review

Review: Fathers and Crows (Seven Dreams #2)

User Review  - Peggy - Goodreads

In my opinion this is a book to be read slowly.. over a summer or a winter.. It contains so much!! The words, poetry.. the history.. the characters.. wow.. this is my first Vollmann, but won't be the last. almost 1,000 pages. Put back some time to study this one. Read full review


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New France in the Seventeenth Century
The Nations of New France ca 1625

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Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University. He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan. He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial.

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