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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (556 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Willa Cather Narrator: Deaver Brown Publisher: Simply Magazine Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Paul's Case was first published in 1905 in Cather's first collection of short stories, titled The Troll Garden. When republished by McClure's in 1920, it established Cather's career and her fame spread across America.

Paul's Case, similar to The Enchanted Forest featured in her Nine Stories published by Simply, is one of the great writer's stories accessible to most young people in high school and college. It relates to what they feel, think, and want to be. Perhaps just as importantly, it depicts young people upset by their current circumstances, their families, and the drabness they perceive in their own lives. One of her best.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Mary | 1/8/2014

    " This is the first Cather work I ever read, I believe. The story is set in Pittsburgh's Oakland section, a part of town with which I am pretty familiar. Years after I first read "Paul's Case," I reread it once, maybe twice. To me, Cather presents a wonderful character study. Poor Paul... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Daniel Hutton | 11/22/2013

    " Boring as I'll get out. But it had some very well inspired story placement. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Serena | 11/20/2013

    " I loved this! I felt so sorry for poor Paul. This is also a story that helps me understand characterization more. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Carrie | 11/8/2013

    " An inside look of a teenager's mind who is completely dissatisfied with his life. I think this is a perfect story showing how the mind of a depressed person works. Anyone who has ever asked the questions "Why did he do it? He had so much ahead of him?" should read this story. "

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