By Willa Cather
An unconventional novel of prairie life, "My Ántonia" tells the story of a remarkable woman whose strength and passion epitomize the pioneer spirit. ´Antonia Shimerda returns to Black Hawk, Nebraska, to made a fresh start after eloping with a railway conductor following the tragic death of her father. Accustomed to living in a sod house and toiling alongside the men in the fields, she is unprepared for the lecherous reaction her lush sensuality provokes when she moves to the city. Despite betrayal and crushing opposition, Antonia steadfastly pursues her quest for happiness -- a moving struggle that mirrors the quiet drama of the American landscape.
- Paperback Edition
- Publisher: Mariner Books
- Publication date: September 21, 1995
- Pages: 266
- Product dimensions: 5.0(w) x 7.7(h)
- Weight: 0.40 lbs