Willa Cather: The Road Is All (2005)

Genres - History, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies, Social History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Few events had as much impact on the life of young Willa Cather than her move from a lavish Virginia home to the endless prairies of Nebraska. A profound influence on the developing writer's style and storytelling, the creativity afforded to Cather by that fateful move fueled such acclaimed works as My Antonia and the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. Now literature fans can explore the background of the inspirational female author in a detailed documentary exploring both the influences and works of a writer whose frequent surges in popularity give knowing testament to the power of her words.




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