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A Lost Lady
Willa Cather

Classification : OTHERS
Pub Date : Sep 07, 2006
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 192
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844083732
Price : 725

About the book
Marian Forrester brings delight to her husband, an elderly railroad pioneer; to the small town of Sweet Water where they live; and to Niel Herbert, the young narrator of her story, who falls in love with her as a boy and later becomes her confidant. He witnesses this vibrant woman in all her contradictory facets: by turns faithless and steadfast, dazzling and pathetic, invincibly charming yet dangerously vulnerable to the men she charms. All are bewitched by her charisma and grace - and all are ultimately betrayed.

'This classic has the striking economy of Hemingway, and is as poignant an elegy for the pioneer West as I have read. The vivacious Marian Forrester stands as a romantic paean to the pioneer's reckless abandon, counterpointed by the narrator's prim decency' The Times
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Willa Cather
Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of this century.
Books by Willa Cather
Death Comes for the Archbishop (PB)
My Antonia (PB)
O Pioneers! (PB)
The Professor's House (PB)
The Song of the Lark (PB)