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3rd printing. Lacks jacket. Ink name and address on front endpaper, boards lightly toned and soiled, spine faded. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122 pp. 8vo. Myra has been raised in luxury, which she romantically abandons to elope with the impoverished Oswald Henshawe. As the years pass, however, the shabby gentility of an apartment frequented by the artistic community of Old New York gives way to real poverty in a jerrybuilt hotel. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the state university; she lived in New York for most of her adult life and writing career.