Hi, all:

I contact Diana Secker Tesdell at Vintage about this issue (she is behind the new 100th anniversary edition of My Ántonia), and she said that the Vintage One of Ours is neither out of print nor out of stock. She also shared the proper ISBN: 9780679737445 and a link to the book (with a fairly new cover) on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Ours-Vintage-Classics-Willa-Cather/dp/0679737448/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1521668983&sr=1-1 

She noted that Amazon's practice of privileging the less expensive editions can make Vintage paperbacks more difficult to find on that site.

Evelyn, hopefully this helps your bookstore make the order!


On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 9:43 PM Charles Johanningsmeier <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Yes, I actually dropped teaching *One of Ours* this time around for my Cather Seminar because I didn’t feel as if there was a decent text out there. Wouldn’t it be nice if the U of Nebraska Press could make the Scholarly Editions of the exorbitantly-priced hardcovers “print-on-demand”?


Best wishes,




Dr. Charles Johanningsmeier

Professor, Department of English

Wardle Chair of the College of Arts and Sciences

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE  68182-0175

(402) 554-3319


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Hello all,

I’m co-teaching with a British history prof a course next fall entitled “1918: Anglo-American Culture and Society in a World at War.”  I want to teach One of Ours as our American novel of the war and I ordered the Vintage edition, but our bookstore is saying it’s out of print. Really???!!!


I know that some might say I should use the SE, but we’re trying to keep costs down.  The other editions available on Amazon are those “Create Space” Publisher editions (predatory publishers?). 


What’s going on?  What editions are you all using?  How can this go out of print in 2018!





Evelyn I. Funda, Professor 

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, CHaSS

Director of the Mountain West Center 

Utah State University

0700 Old Main Hill

Logan UT 84322-0700





Andrew Jewell, PhD
Professor, University Libraries
Editor, Willa Cather Archive (http://cather.unl.edu)
306 Love Library
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE  68588
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