By Willa Cather
the 1st novel in Willa Cather’s Prairie Trilogy tells the tale of the Bergsons, a kinfolk of immigrants eking out a hardscrabble existence as farmers in Nebraska on the flip of the 19th century. Alexandra, the eldest baby of Bergson patriarch John, inherits the family members farm while her father dies. Left to elevate her father’s 3 sons and one way or the other flip a suffering farm round, Alexandra is tasked with pulling her relations up through its bootstraps.
regrettably, her brothers aren’t made up of an analogous powerful pioneer inventory as she is. whilst drought, melancholy, and different agricultural mess ups hit, it’s as much as Alexandra to tug the kinfolk via. alongside the way in which, the neighbor boy, Carl Linstrum, catches her eye. but if households commence lights out for greener pastures within the West, the Bergsons’ fortunes take a flip. Can the kinfolk live on the brutal Midwest hardships, or worse—the Bergson brothers’ frivolous nature? Will Alexandra, emotional lodestone and embodiment of the
American can-do spirit, ever locate happiness—or love? Cather’s novel exhibits readers the tale of the yank frontier.
O Pioneers! is the first booklet within the Prairie Trilogy, yet you could get pleasure from interpreting the sequence in any order.
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O Pioneers! (The Prairie Trilogy Book 1) by Willa Cather