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  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Another astonishing book. The collision of cultures, so wholly alien to each other, and the rippling effects across the vast and forbidding continent. Ornate and intricate and dazzling detail. I had ... Read full review

FATHERS AND CROWS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Idiosyncratic, inspired, and convoluted as ever, Vollmann offers the second installment in his seven-part series (Seven Dreams), moving from the Vikings and Vinland of The Ice-Shirt (1990) to the ... Read full review

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New France in the Seventeenth Century
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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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