Willa Cather

Willa Cather

Born: December 7, 1873

Died: April 24, 1947

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: The World and the Parish: Willa Cather's Articles and Reviews, 1893-1902 (1970 edition), U of Nebraska Press - ISBN: 9780803215443
Source/Notes: My Ántonia ; The troll garden ; Selected short stories (1994 edition), Gramercy - ISBN: 9780517100318

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Source/Notes: The World and the Parish: Willa Cather's Articles and Reviews, 1893-1902 (1970 edition), U of Nebraska Press - ISBN: 9780803215443

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Source/Notes: Willa Cather, A Great Collection of Favorite Works and More, Northpointe Classics