Village Literary Club
Tuesday, March 21 at 6 pm to 7:30 pm (signup deadline was 12 pm, Mar 20)
home of Harriet Rogers, 503 A Street, SE 5 steps
In March, the Village Literary Club will read Willa Cather`s novel "Death Comes for
the Archbishop" (299 pages, 1927). This work by Cather is perhaps less well known
than "My Antonia" or "O Pioneers!" In it Cather brings us an intimate view of the
sprawling New Mexico frontier through a French priest, the newly appointed bishop
of this territory of mainly native American tribes and Mexicans. We get a fascinating
picture of the early days of the territory as the new bishop has to negotiate religious
rivalries, renegade priests, and local superstitions and traditions. Members who
have visited the area will enjoy the history provided by the work. The novel is listed
by Time Magazine as one of the "100 Best English Language Novels 1923-2005."
members and social members
All 12 places taken, 0 wait listed, you may signup for the wait list.
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