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O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
     

O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

by Willa Cather
 

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This Halcyon Classics ebook is the first book in Willa Cather's "prairie trilogy."

In the early 1900s, Alexandra Bergson, daughter of a Swedish immigrant, inherits the family farm when her father dies and she chooses to devote her life to making the farm work -- at a time when other immigrants are leaving the prairies of Nebraska.

Overview

This Halcyon Classics ebook is the first book in Willa Cather's "prairie trilogy."

In the early 1900s, Alexandra Bergson, daughter of a Swedish immigrant, inherits the family farm when her father dies and she chooses to devote her life to making the farm work -- at a time when other immigrants are leaving the prairies of Nebraska.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011884191
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,169,504
File size:
128 KB

Meet the Author

Willa Sibert Cather (1873-1947) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author best known for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains. Cather grew up in Nebraska but lived in New York for most of her adult life and writing career. An intensely private person, Cather remained unmarried and her sexuality has become a point of contention among scholars. Her work received the Pulitzer Prize in 1923.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 7, 1873
Date of Death:
April 27, 1947
Place of Birth:
Winchester, Virginia
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., University of Nebraska, 1895

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