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O Pioneers! (Hardcover) (Willa Cather)

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The novel that first made Willa Cather famous—a powerfully mythic tale of the American frontier told through the life of one extraordinary woman—in a handsome hardcover volume.No other work of fiction so vividly evokes the harsh beauty and epic sweep of the Nebraska prairies that Cather knew and loved. The heroine ofO Pioneers!, Alexandra Bergson, is a young Swedish immigrant at the turn of the twentieth century who inherits her father’s windblasted land and, through years of hard work, turns it into a prosperous farm. Fiercely independent, Alexandra sacrifices love and companionship in her passionate devotion to the land, until tragedy strikes and brings with it the chance for a new life.One of our most beloved classics, one of the great heroines of American literature.
The novel that first made Willa Cather famous—a powerfully mythic tale of the American frontier told through the life of one extraordinary woman—in a handsome hardcover volume.

No other work of fiction so vividly evokes the harsh beauty and epic sweep of the Nebraska prairies that Cather knew and loved. The heroine of O Pioneers!, Alexandra Bergson, is a young Swedish immigrant at the turn of the twentieth century who inherits her father’s windblasted land and, through years of hard work, turns it into a prosperous farm. Fiercely independent, Alexandra sacrifices love and companionship in her passionate devotion to the land, until tragedy strikes and brings with it the chance for a new life.

One of our most beloved classics, one of the great heroines of American literature.
Number of Pages: 188
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Love + Relationships + Sex, Work + the Workplace, Types of Characters, Family + Friendship, Literary, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Human Qualities + Behavior, Westerns, General, Classics, Settings, Peoples + Cultures
Series Title: Everyman's Library (Cloth)
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Willa Cather
Language: English
Street Date: September 6, 2011
TCIN: 13787644
UPC: 9780307700919
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-8515
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$16.96
MSRPwas $24.95

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