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My Ántonia (Paperback)

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My Antonia tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Burden, and the elder daughter in a family of Bohemian immigrants, Antonia Shimerda, who are each brought to be pioneers in Nebraska towards the end of the 19th century, as children. Antonia must work as a servant on the farms of her neighbors after her father commits suicide. She elopes with a railway conductor but returns home and eventually becomes the patient and strong wife of a Bohemian farmer, Anton Cuzak, the mother of a large family and a typical woman of the pioneer West. My Antonia is considered one of Willa Cather's best works. It is the final book of her prairie trilogy of novels, preceded by O Pioneers and The Song of the Lark.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781536960075
ISBN-10: 1536960071
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 8th, 2016
Pages: 232
Language: English