A Lost Lady (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Aug 24, 2011 - Fiction - 160 pages
21 Reviews
A portrait of a woman who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them and whose transformations embody the decline and coarsening of the American frontier.


BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from†The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.
  

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Review: A Lost Lady

User Review  - Skip Ferderber - Goodreads

There is something . . . truthful about Willa Cather's books: an essence that permeates her writings that I instantly recognize, instantly warm to. Her clarity of vision, precise use of words and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

AC Hilfer, often a critic of Cathers, felt "A Lost Lady" was her greatest work, comparing it to "Babbit", "Winesburg, Ohio" and "Studs Lonigan". It is a vital story, quite unlike her earlier pastoral ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Willa Cather (1873-1947) is considered to be one of the major fiction writers of the 20th century. She wrote the critically acclaimed novels "Death Comes for the Archbishop," "O Pioneers!," "A Lost Lady," and "The Professor's House." She won a Pulitzer

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