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My Antonia

by Willa Cather

Little, Brown And Company | September 7, 2006 | Trade Paperback

My Antonia is rated 4 out of 5 by 1.
During that burning day when we were crossing Iowa, our talk kept returning to a central figure, a Bohemian girl whom we had both known long ago. More than any other person we remembered, this girl seemed to mean to us the country, the conditions, the whole adventure of our childhood . . . His mind was full of her that day. He made me see her again, feel her presence, revived all my old affection for her.''

MY ANTONIA is the unforgettable story of an immigrant woman''s life on the Nebraska plains, seen through the eyes of her childhood friend, Jim Burden. The beautiful, free-spirited, wild-eyed girl captured Jim''s imagination long ago and haunts him still, embodying for him the elemental spirit of the American frontier.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.85 in

Published: September 7, 2006

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1844083748

ISBN - 13: 9781844083749

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Captures the Immigrant Experience Cather's novel of rural life in Nebraska in the early 20th century depicts the struggles of the Shimerda family and the distinct obstacles they face as immigrants and outsiders. This is essential reading for anyone interested in what it feels like as an "other" trying to find an identity in a new country and a new home.
Date published: 2006-06-01

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My Antonia

by Willa Cather

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.85 in

Published: September 7, 2006

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1844083748

ISBN - 13: 9781844083749

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During that burning day when we were crossing Iowa, our talk kept returning to a central figure, a Bohemian girl whom we had both known long ago. More than any other person we remembered, this girl seemed to mean to us the country, the conditions, the whole adventure of our childhood . . . His mind was full of her that day. He made me see her again, feel her presence, revived all my old affection for her.''

MY ANTONIA is the unforgettable story of an immigrant woman''s life on the Nebraska plains, seen through the eyes of her childhood friend, Jim Burden. The beautiful, free-spirited, wild-eyed girl captured Jim''s imagination long ago and haunts him still, embodying for him the elemental spirit of the American frontier.

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During that burning day when we were crossing Iowa, our talk kept returning to a central figure, a Bohemian girl whom we had both known long ago. More than any other person we remembered, this girl seemed to mean to us the country, the conditions, the whole adventure of our childhood ... His mind was full of her that day. He made me see her again, feel her presence, revived all my old affection for her."

MY ANTONIA is the unforgettable story of an immigrant woman’s life on the Nebraska plains, seen through the eyes of her childhood friend, Jim Burden. The beautiful, free-spirited, wild-eyed girl captured Jim’s imagination long ago and haunts him still, embodying for him the elemental spirit of the American frontier.

About the Author

Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.
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