It’s nearing the end of the nineteenth century, and prairie life in the Great Plains of America is harsh and unforgiving. Willa Cather’s writing effortlessly captures the hearts and minds of immigrants as they make a new life in the states.
The Great Plains Collection is the complete set of Willa Cather’s masterful trilogy in one volume. At the turn of the twentieth century, European immigrants were settling into North America. Prairie life was a challenge and this collection of books depicts the stories of three characters as they find their footing against the glorious backdrop of Nebraska countryside.
Written between 1913 and 1918, this volume contains the novels:
- – O Pioneers!
- – The Song of the Lark
- – My Ántonia
Follow Cather’s protagonists, Alexandra Bergson, Thea Kronborg, and Jim Burden as they develop successful farmland, become accomplished artists, and find happiness within family life. Featuring strong female protagonists, romance, and truthful accounts of early American life, this collection would make an ideal read for those interested in the history of immigration. This edition contains an introductory excerpt from H. L. Mencken.