My Ántonia (Word Cloud Classics) (Paperback)

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Travel to the Old West with Pulitzer Prize winner Willa Cather.
 

Willa Cather’s novels brought the life of American settlers on the Great Plains to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness during a time when the lands west of the Mississippi were undergoing rapid transformation. My Ántonia, considered by many scholars to be her first masterpiece, tells the story of a young orphan, Jim Burden, who is sent from Virginia to Nebraska, where he grows up with his grandparents on their farm. He becomes friends with Ántonia Shimerda, a Bohemian girl who endures her own struggles as she enters adulthood. Rich in themes that will resonate with readers of all backgrounds, My Ántonia explores the struggles and triumphs of ordinary people in extraordinary times. 
 

About the Author


Willa Sibert Cather (1873–1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781684123131
ISBN-10: 1684123135
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Publication Date: April 10th, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Word Cloud Classics