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#0780: Willa Cather to Alfred Knopf, Jr., [April 1935]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ My Dear Pat1;

Nice of you to send me an Easter greeting! And nice of you to send me, from Atlantic City3, the most wonderful macaroons I ever ate! I didn't know it was you who sent them until yesterday, when I telephoned your mother4 to thank her and was undeceived.

I'm so glad you like the new story5. And I'm glad you like "Antonia"6. But in the end you'll like "A Lost Lady"7 better than "O Pioneers"8 because it's a better book; I think it's your father9's favorite.

We haven't had any spring at all yet, so I suppose in Exeter10 you are still coasting!

Affectionately Willa Cather