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The Professor's House

The Professor's House by Willa Cather
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Willa Cather's lyrical and bittersweet novel of a middle-aged man losing control of his life is a brilliant study in emotional dislocation and renewal.

Professor Godfrey St. Peter is a man in his fifties who has devoted his life to his work, his wife, his garden, and his daughters, and achieved success with all of them. But when St. Peter is called on to move to a new, more comfortable house, something in him rebels. And although at first that rebellion consists of nothing more than mild resistance to his family's wishes, it imperceptibly comes to encompass the entire order of his life. The Professor's House combines a delightful grasp of the social and domestic rituals of a Midwestern university town in the 1920s with profound spiritual and psychological introspection. 

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group; August 2011
272 pages; ISBN 9780307805270
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Title: The Professor's House
Author: Willa Cather
 
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