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Set in rural Nebraska, Willa Cather’s My Ántonia is both the intricate story of a childhood friendship and a brilliant portrayal of the lives of rural pioneers in the late 19th century. This Macmillan Collector’s Library edition has an afterword by Professor Bridget Bennett.
Ántonia and her family are from Bohemia and they must endure real hardship and loss to establish a new home in America. But Ántonia is never broken by adversity and her strength and love of life stays with Jim for years to come, even as he leaves home to study and pursue his career. Told through Jim’s eyes, My Ántonia is a rich and beautiful novel about childhood and growing up, different cultures and the lure of home.