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My Antonia, Paperback Book

My Antonia Paperback

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.My Antonia is Willa Cather's masterpiece about 19th-century Nebraskan pioneers.My Antonia depicts the pioneering period of European settlement on the tall-grass prairie of the American midwest, with its beautiful yet terrifying landscape, rich ethnic mix of immigrants and native-born Americans, and communities who share life's joys and sorrows.Jim Burden recounts his memories of Antonia Shimerda, whose family settle in Nebraska from Bohemia.

Together they share childhoods spent in a new world.

Jim leaves the prairie for college and a career in the east, while Antonia devotes herself to her large family and productive farm.

Her story is that of the land itself, a moving portrait of endurance and strength.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780008352561

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