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May 28, 2015
| ISBN 9781101912034
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May 28, 2015 | ISBN 9781101912034
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Don Hedger had lived for four years on the top floor of an old house on the south side of Washington Square, New York, and nobody had ever disturbed him. But early one May, the vivacious singer Eden Brower moves in. “Coming, Aphrodite!” is a Willa Cather masterpiece, possessing all the qualities that bubble just beneath the surface of Cather’s work, deceptively tranquil on top but as exciting, ambitious, and boisterous as the American continent she so well represented below. Including Coney Island ballooning scenes, ancient Aztec tales, melancholy artists and prairie girls navigating the big city, Cather weaves an astonishing narrative of lost love and dashed opportunities. From the Collected Stories, spanning the length of her triumphant career. An eBook short.
WILLA CATHER was born in Virginia in 1873, and was about nine years old when her family moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska. After graduating from the University of Nebraska, she worked for a Lincoln, Nebraska, newspaper, then moved to Pittsburgh and… More about Willa Cather
“No romantic novel ever written in America, by man or woman, is one half so beautiful as My Antonia.” —H.L. Mencken
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