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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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


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

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About the author (1993)

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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