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My Antonia (Dover Thrift)

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My Antonia (Dover Thrift)

by Willa Cather

$3.50

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Splendid early novel (1918) evokes the Nebraska prairie life of the author's childhood, and touchingly commemorates the spirit and courage of the immigrant pioneers who settled the land.
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The story of Antonia Shimerda is told by one of the friends of her childhood, Jim Burden, an orphaned boy from Virginia. Though he leaves the prairie, Jim never forgets the Bohemian girl who so profoundly influenced his life. An immigrant child of immigrant parents, Antonia's girlhood is spent working to help her parents wrest a living from the untamed land. Though in later years she suffers betrayal and desertion, through all the hardships of her life she preserves a valor of spirit that no hardship can daunt or break.When Jim Burden sees her again after many years he finds her ""a rich mine of life"," a figure who has turned adversity into a particular kind of triumph in the true spirit of the pioneer. Size 0.49" H x 8.24" L x 5.26" W, 176 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486282404
Author Willa Cather
Age Group age 11+
Book Type paperback

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