A Lost Lady

A Lost Lady

Book - 1990 | Vintage classics ed.
Average Rating:
Rate this:
A Lost Lady is the portrait of a frontier woman who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them. To the people of Sweet Water, a fading railroad town on the Western plains, Mrs. Forrester is the resident aristocrat, at once gracious and comfortably remote. To her aging husband she is a treasure whose value increases as his powers fail. To Niel Herbert, who falls in love with her as a boy and becomes her confidant as a man, Mrs. Forrester is by turns steadfast and faithless, dazzling and pathetic: a woman whose charm is intertwined with a terrifying vulnerability.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990, c1923.
Edition: Vintage classics ed.
ISBN: 9780679728870
Branch Call Number: CATHE
Characteristics: 150 p. ; 21 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Jan 10, 2018

Willa Cather is one of my favourite authors. This title along with My Antonia are two highly recommended books.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Find it at JMS

To Top