My Ántonia: (Annotated Edition)

My Ántonia: (Annotated Edition)

by Willa Cather


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In My Antonia, Jim Burden tells the story of his friendship with Antonia. Her family emigrated to Black Hawk, Nebraska from Bohemia. Their friendship survives Jim's long absences from home and reminds him fondly of his youth. Jim, an orphan, goes to live with his grandparents in Nebraska around the same time that Antonia's large family moves from Bohemia. They become friends, despite their different financial, social, and familial situations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798747296008
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 05/01/2021
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Born in Virginia, Willa Cather (1873-1948) moved with her family to Nebraska before she was ten, which later provided the setting for her best-known novels. The books O Pioneers! and My Antonia, especially, with their focus on immigrant life on the prairie, established Cather as a major American novelist.

Date of Birth:

December 7, 1873

Date of Death:

April 27, 1947

Place of Birth:

Winchester, Virginia

Place of Death:

New York, New York


B.A., University of Nebraska, 1895

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