WILLA CATHER, author of twelve novels, including O Pioneers!, My ntonia, and Death Comes for the Archbishop, was born in Virginia in 1873 but grew up in Nebraska, where many of her novels are set. She died in 1947 in New York City.
Gr 8 Up-By Willa Cather.
Published in 1923, this Cather classic depicts the encroachment of civilization that supplanted the pioneer spirit of Nebraska's frontier as seen through the eyes of protagonist Marian Forrester. This superb scholarly edition contains 21 archival photographs, a historical essay, and explanatory notes. Pricey, but it offers a lot, especially for academics.