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    The Professor's House (Virago Modern Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Willa Cather, Introduction by A. S. Byatt

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    DescriptionOn the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous - and a tragic victim of the Great War - Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most ...


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    Title
    The Professor's House
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Willa Cather, Introduction by A. S. Byatt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 182 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844083763
    ISBN 10: 1844083764
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: 813.52
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    B&T Approval Code: C26101770
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Virago Press Ltd
    Publication date
    05 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of this century.
    Review quote
    'She is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century's greatest American writers' OBSERVER *'Her voice, laconical and richly sensuous, sings out with a note of unequivocal love for the people she is setting down on the page' MARINA WARNER *'Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic' HELEN DUNMORE