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Youth and the Bright Medusa

Willa Cather


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Youth and the Bright Medusa is a book by American author Willa Cather, first published in 1920. It is a collection of eight short stories including Coming, Aphrodite! (about Eden Bower and her creepy neighbour Don Hedger); The Diamond Mine (the sad story of Cressida Garnet's relationship with her family); A Gold Slipper (an encouter with a singer has a lasting impression); Scandal (involves the singer from the previous story); Paul's Case (about a young, gay man who struggles to return to his oppressive life in Pittsburgh after visiting New York City); A Wagner Matinée (a young Bostonian named Clark receives word that his Aunt Georgiana is coming to visit from Nebraska to settle an estate); The Sculptor's Funeral (emotions are stirred during the funeral of Harvey Merrick); and, A Death In The Desert (about a man forever trying to escape the similarity between himself and his brother).

This book has 173 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1920.

Production notes: This ebook of Youth and the Bright Medusa was published by Global Grey on the 19th November 2018.

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