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Willa Havisham

  • HAVISHAM IS THE ASTONISHING PRELUDE TO CHARLES DICKENS'S GREAT EXPECTATIONS . Before she became the immortal and haunting Miss Havisham of Great Expectations , she was Catherine, a young woman with all of her dreams ahead of her. Spry, imperious, she is the daughter of a wealthy brewer. But she is never far from the smell of hops and the arresting...

    Publisher : Picador
    published : 2013
  • ?Captivating?? ? Booklist From award-winning author Amy Ehrlich comes an illustrated biography of Willa Cather, one of America?s greatest and most beloved writers. Willa Cather?s life was a true American success story. A pioneer and determined spirit, Willa didn?t let anything stand in her way. She refused to be discouraged by the fact that in...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
    published : 2016
  • England, 1805 Lady Wilhelmina Stanhope is ruined and everyone knows it. Back in Town for the first season since her downfall, Willa plans to remain firmly on the shelf, assuming only fortune hunters will want her now. Instead she focuses on her unique tea blends, secretly supporting a coffee house which employs poor women and children. If her clandestine...

    Publisher : Entangled Publishing, LLC
    published : 2013
  • Hermione Lee?s provocative and influential biography provides a sensitive reappraisal of a marvelous and often underrated writer. The Willa Cather she reveals here was a Nebraskan who spent much of her life in self-imposed exile from the prairies she celebrated in O Pioneers! and My Antonia , a woman whose life was riddled with the tension between...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2017
  • An enlightening unpacking of Cather's writings, from her controversial love letters of the 1890s--in which "queer" is employed to denote sexual deviance--to her epic novels, short stories, and critical writings.

    Publisher : Columbia University Press
    published : 1999
  • Willa Cather - American Writers 36 was first published in 1964. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

    Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
    published : 1964
  • My Ántonia , first published 1918, is one of Willa Cather's greatest works. It is the last novel in the Prairie trilogy, preceded by O Pioneers! and The Song of the Lark . My Ántonia tells the stories of several immigrant families who move out to rural Nebraska to start new lives in America, with a particular focus on a Bohemian family,...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1918
  • One of America?s greatest women writers, Willa Cather established her talent and her reputation with this extraordinary novel?the first of her books set on the Nebraska frontier. A tale of the prairie land encountered by America?s Swedish, Czech, Bohemian, and French immigrants, as well as a story of how the land challenged them, changed them, and,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • A Swedish family migrate to Nebraska at the turn of the 20th century. The daughter of the family inherits the land when her father dies, and the story follows her struggle to maintain it when many around her are leaving the prairie in defeat. There are two romantic narratives in the novel: that of the daughter and a family friend, and of her brother...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1913
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2008