Presents the story of Thea Kronborg, who rose from humble origins to the top of the opera world through her own hard work and the support of others.
At the end of the 17th century in Quebec, Cecile Auclair and her father, the town's apothecary, live a life very different than the one they knew in Paris. They spend the winter with no word from home. But Cecile does not feel exiled, for as old ties die, new ones are formed.
Library of America volume 57
This volume is an anthology of short stories and poetry written by American author Willa Cather (1873-1947). She achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Antonia, and The Song of the Lark. This book includes the short-story collections "Youth and the Bright Medusa," "Obscure Destinies," and "The Old Beauty and Others," the novellas "Alexander's Bridge" and "My Mortal Enemy," occasional...