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Willa Cather
Birth date: December 07, 1873
Died: April 24, 1947
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Book Thoughts rated it 11 months ago
A pleasant surprise that I really enjoyed reading this short novel. I had never read a Willa Cather novel before, but she was recommended by David McCullough so I thought I would give it a shot. I loved the writing style, and found myself quickly turning pages and thinking of the book when I had t...
BagEndBooks rated it 12 months ago
Alexandra is incredible. She was strong, and suffered at the hands of all of her brothers. The story was beautiful, even in it's sadness. The writing was poetic and kept me reading.I loved the ending. The scene where Alexandra realizes it was Jesus who she had been dreaming about for much of her lif...
Merle rated it 1 year ago
This is one of those classics that didn't do much for me, unfortunately. It's the sort of book teenagers forced to read it for school must loathe, full of lengthy, vivid descriptions of the landscape and without a driving plot - rather, it describes a couple of people growing up. Certainly it is a w...
chadschimke rated it 2 years ago
DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP - Bishop Jean Baptiste Lamy envisions a yellow stone church on the Santa Fe plaza. The book follows his life and the construction of the Cathedral Basilica. In Willa Cather’s ‘Death Comes for the Archbishop’, she gracefully describes the haunted beauty of New Mexico. T...
brokenbiscuits rated it 2 years ago
I'm a little late with my reviews of the books of 1915! Then again, what's really the difference between a century, and a century and ten weeks? The Song of The Lark by Willa Cather I’m going to go out on a limb and say this was the best novel of 1915. When I told my brother I was reading T...
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