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A Lost Lady

A Lost Lady

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Written by Willa CatherAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Willa Cather

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: June 16, 1990
  • Price: $12.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72887-0 (0-679-72887-2)
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In this masterpiece of nuance and revelation, Cather's portrait of Mrs. Forrester--through the eyes of her aging husband; Niel Herbert, who falls in love with her as a boy and becomes her confidant as a man; and the town of Sweet Water--is something like an answer to Madame Bovary, a lady who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them. Her personal transformations also embody the decline and coarsening of the American frontier.