Description - The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
Beautiful and lyrical, this third novel by Willa Cather follows the life of Thea Kronberg from her childhood in 19th-century Nebraska to her career as a renowned opera singer.Since the time of its publication in 1915, this novel had captivated readers with its sharp observations, shimmering descriptions, sly humor, and its provocative heroine a feisty young woman who strives to create her own destiny, regardless of social restrictions. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators. "
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Author Biography - Willa Cather
Willa Cather(1873-1947) was born in Virginia and raised on a Nebraska ranch. She isknown for her beautifully evocative short stories and novels about the American West. Cather became the managing editor forMcClure s Magazinein 1906 and lived for forty years in New York City with her companion Edith Lewis. In 1922 Cather won the Pulitzer Prize forOne of Ours, the story of a Western boy in World War I. In 1933 she was awarded the Prix Femina Americaine for distinguished literary accomplishments. "