Death Comes for the Archbishop Author:Willa Cather In the mid-nineteenth century, Father Latour, eventually to become the archbishop of Santa Fe, went with this friend from seminary days, Father Vaillant, to win the Southwest for Catholicism. After nearly forty years of love and service, the archbishop died "of having lived". — Willa Cather recounts history in a way that we might feel it happene... more »d yesterday, and might happen again tomorrow.
New York Times: "From the riches of her imagination and sympathy Miss Cather has distilled a very rare piece of literature. It stands out from the very resistance i opposes to classification."« less