Obscure Destinies

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First edition (publ. Knopf)

A collection of three short stories by Willa Cather, published in 1932.[1]Each story deals with the death of a central character and asks how the ordinary lives of these characters can be valued and how "beauty was found or created in seemingly ordinary circumstances".[2]


This collection contains the following stories:[3]


  1. ^ Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, summary of obituary originally published in the Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, 25 April 1947. http://www.carnegielibrary.org/exhibit/neighborhoods/northside/nor_n111.html
  2. ^ Stout, Janis P. Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World. Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 2000. p. 256.
  3. ^ Project Gutenberg, table of contents, http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0201131h.html