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Willa Cather
Willa Cather | Hermione Lee
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Hermione Lees 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 masculine and feminine, and a writer whose naturalness of style disguised exquisite artistry. By exposing the contradictions that lie at the heart of much of Cathers life and work, Lee locates new layers of meaning and places her firmly at the forefront of the modern literary tradition that was taking shape in her time.
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Willa Cather | Hermione Lee
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Going through my mother‘s things and I came across a box of old postage stamps. “What the heck am I supposed to do with these? Are any of them worth any money? Can I just chuck them?” Then I came across this stamp, issued by the post office in 1973. I‘m sure my mother kept it because her aunt lived with Cather for almost 40 years. Still not sure what to do with some of the ancient stamps, but this one I‘ll definitely keep.

Theaelizabet Wow! That‘s a great story! 6d
AmyG I had his with my father-in-law. They are still good to use. Just buy the correct stamps to add to equal today‘s postage. And wow....great Willa Cather story. 6d
Tamra Awesome! 6d
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saresmoore Neat! 6d
Nebklvr Some might be worth some money. I‘d do a quick glance on ebay or search before getting rid of them 6d
JamieArc Wow! Cool! 6d
Suet624 @Nebklvr I‘ll try that. Thanks! 6d
batsy Such a great find! 6d
Suet624 @batsy @saresmoore you must roll your eyes every time I mention my aunt and Willa Cather. 😍 I‘ve mentioned it enough times. (edited) 6d
Reggie Wow!!! 5d
readordierachel Incredible! 5d
Tanisha_A 😍 5d
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