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I have been a great fan of Willa Cather's work for years. Recently the excellent american non fiction writer Stephen Klaidman asked if I had read Death Comes to the Archbishop, as... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jennifer Anne McCracken
Conveys the challenges of early missionary work in southwestern U.S., and presents some of the extraordinary attributes of good missionaries.An outstanding classic!Published 3 days ago by donald mcnellis
Story plods along with little action or conflict and a lot of lengthy descriptions of scenery.Published 4 days ago by Daphne Cline
Living in the Southwest, I thought I new quite a bit of the history of this area, but not only did I think the writing superb, but I learned a great deal. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Sandra Egan
Great historical writing. Well developed characters. A joy to read.Published 16 days ago by Happy Reader
A splendid story that takes place in Northern New Mexico: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, pueblos, and environs. Read morePublished 18 days ago by E. M. Tennessen
I liked the book because I am familiar with the territory. Willa Cather is very descriptive. You feel like you are right there. Great historical novel.Published 19 days ago by Mary in Missouri
What a joy to read a well written book like this one! The prose was lovely and the whole effect was a calming, informative, interesting experience. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Georgia
Willa Cather was a fine writer and this is one of her best novels. A truly unforgettable story about Father Lamy and the beautiful church in Santa Fe. I recommend it.Published 24 days ago by Martha Ann Kennedy