By Willa Cather

ISBN-10: 0451532120

ISBN-13: 9780451532121

ISBN-10: 1515435342

ISBN-13: 9781515435341

ISBN-10: 1629230804

ISBN-13: 9781629230801

ISBN-10: 1974580970

ISBN-13: 9781974580972

one among America’s maximum girls writers, Willa Cather verified her expertise and her attractiveness with this striking novel—the first of her books set at the Nebraska frontier. A story of the prairie land encountered through America’s Swedish, Czech, Bohemian, and French immigrants, in addition to a narrative of the way the land challenged them, replaced them, and, now and again, defeated them, Cather’s novel is a uniquely American epic.

Alexandra Bergson, a tender Swedish immigrant lady who inherits her father’s farm and needs to remodel it from uncooked prairie right into a filthy rich firm, is the 1st of Cather’s nice heroines—all of them girls of robust will and an excellent superior wish to triumph over adversity and be triumphant. however the wild land itself is an both vital personality in Cather’s books, and her descriptions of it are so evocative, lush, and relocating that they provoked author Rebecca West to claim of her: “The such a lot sensuous of writers, Willa Cather builds her imagined international virtually as solidly as our 5 senses construct the universe round us.”

Willa Cather, probably greater than the other American author, used to be in a position to re-create the genuine drama of the pioneers, shooting for later generations a time, a spot, and a spirit that has turn into a part of our nationwide heritage.

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