The Cardinal

The Cardinal

by Henry Morton Robinson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468303353
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 02/26/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 585,813
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Henry Morton Robinson (1898-1961) was born in Boston and lived much of his life in Woodstock, New York. He taught English at Columbia University and wrote novels, most famously The Cardinal, which was made into a film nominated for six Academy Awards.

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"A work of beauty . . . I absolutely loved it." —CultureCartel

"My favorite parts are the behind-the-scenes accounts of how the Vatican works, and the descriptions of the Roman contessa's salon." —National Review

"A fascinating look into aspirations, anxieties, and self-image of American Catholics." —Ignatius Insight

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Cardinal 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you know world/Church history of the period covered by this book, you will recognize some real people, and will also be able to better appreciate the "backstory".  I just wish the book's beginning was a year or two earlier.  Ah, well.  One of my favorites, I'm buying the ebook to replace my ancient tattered paperback!