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Willa Cather
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Four Letters: Escapism (1936) - Willa Cather on Writing (1949)


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Born: December 7, 1873

Died: April 24, 1947 (aged 73)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist

Bio: Willa Sibert Cather 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, a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska.

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