The second novel in Willa Cather's acclaimed Great Plains Trilogy, published for the first time by Vintage Classics with beautiful jackets.
The second novel in Willa Cather’s Great Plains trilogy, is a lyrical coming-of-age story charting the struggles of an artists life.
'Lingers long in the memory' Joyce Carol Oates
Thea Kronberg, gifted with a beautiful voice, defies her humble beginnings in Colorado and finds success far from her small hometown. But her achievements come with painful drawbacks. As the distance between Thea and her roots increases, she must fight to find her inner strength and reach her full potential.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY PENELOPE LIVELY
“Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic”
“The Song of the Lark illuminates all her work”
A. S. Byatt