Willa Cather

Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska. She lived and worked in Pittsburgh for ten years, then at the age of 33 she moved to New York, where she lived for the rest of her life.


The Song of the Lark

The Song of the LarkAuthor: Willa Cather 
Price: $0.99 (ePub Edition) 
ISBN: 978-1-935702-22-1
Published: April 15, 2013 
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In the fictional town of Moonstone, located in Colorado, an ambitious young heroine named Thea Kronborg leaves her family and escapes the suffocation of her hometown to go to the big city to fulfill her dream of becoming a well-trained pianist. In her quest, she meets with adverse circumstances, against which she struggles to achieve artistic success.