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Chasing bright medusas : a life of Willa Cather  Cover Image Book Book

Chasing bright medusas : a life of Willa Cather / Benjamin Taylor.


"A brief and tender biography of one of the greatest authors of the 20th century and an elegant exploration of artistic endurance, as told by a life-long lover of Willa Cather's work"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593298824 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0593298829 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 180 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-172) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
To a desert place -- Outspokenness -- Years of frenzy -- The big clean up-grade -- Breaking free -- A painful and peculiar pleasure -- The bright faces of danger -- Deeper soundings -- This hardihood of spirit -- Things unguessed at and unforeseeable -- A kind of golden light -- If we had our lives to live over again -- Leave-takings.
Subject: Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Women novelists, American > Biography.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 813.52 C363zt 2023 (Text) 33126025199435 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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