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Lucy Gayheart Kindle Edition

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Length: 189 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Lucy Gayheart ist achtzehn, einen temperamentvolle junge Frau voller Charme und Vitalitaet und eine gute Pianistin. Als das Leben in dem Provinzstaedtchen Haverford sie zu ersticken droht, flieht sie nach Chicago, um dort Musik zu studieren. Doch sie ist nicht zur Kuenstlerin geboren, denn fuer eine grosse Karriere fehlt es ihr an Wille und Disziplin. Diese bittere Erkenntnis trifft Lucy wie ein Blitz, als sie den Opernsaenger Sebastian zum ersten Mal singen hoert. Es ist eine Begegnung, die ihr weiteres Leben schicksalhaft veraendern soll.
Lucy Gayheart is eighteen years old, a tempermental young lady, rife with charm and vitality, and a good pianist. She wanted to escape life in the little town of Haverford and went to Chicago to study music. But she was not born to be an artist, as she lacks will and discipline. This bitter awareness is like a shot, when she hears the opera singer Sebastian singing for the first time. It is an encounter that will change her future life in a fateful way. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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"The unity of Miss Cather's design, the clarity and distinction of this book, should put it beside her first great success, My Antonia." --The Times Literary Supplement (London) --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 186 KB
  • Print Length: 189 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: B08CJRG3TJ
  • Publisher: Reading Essentials (15 June 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07T4XQGZY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Customer Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars21 customer ratings
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lucy Gayheart, (Vintage Classics) by author Willa Cather
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4.0 out of 5 stars I just started the book and it's as good as Cather's other writing
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4.0 out of 5 stars Lucy Gayheart, a wonderful hero, worth your time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lucy Gayheart (Vintage Classics)
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