Willa Cather Living: A Personal Record

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Overview

Edith Lewis met Willa Cather in 1903 and remained her close friend and traveling companion until Cather's death in 1947. In this straightforward and affectionate biography Lewis illuminates the human side of the great American novelist.
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Editorial Reviews

Chicago Sunday Tribune
"A singularly lambent and luminous narrative . . . It has more than a touch of the radiance and simplicity that were Miss Cather's own special gifts."—Chicago Sunday Tribune
New Yorker
"A pleasant book, affectionately written in a clear, firm hand."—New Yorker
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803279964
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

John J. Murphy, a professor of English at Brigham Young University, is the author of My Antonia: The Road Home and the editor of Literature and Belief.
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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1. Virginia 3
2. Red Cloud 16
3. Lincoln 29
4. Pittsburgh 41
5. McClure's 59
6. Washington Place 74
7. 5 Bank Street 86
8. My Antonia 103
9. One of Ours 117
10. A Lost Lady 124
11. The Professor's House and Death Comes for the Archbishop 134
12. Shadows on the Rock 151
13. Lucy Gayheart and Sapphira and the Slave Girl 168
14. The Last Years 186
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