My Ántonia

By: Willa Cather
Published By: Double9 Books
Rs. 249.00
Rs. 249.00
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My Antonia is a pioneer and important book written by Willa Cather. The book describes a woman's difficult immigrant existence in the Midwest and her desire for a better life. The story of Jim Burden, an orphaned youngster from Virginia, and Antonia Shimerda, the eldest child of Bohemian immigrants, who were both sent as children to be pioneers in Nebraska at the end of the 19th century, is told in the book. The Bohemians (of the modern Czech Republic) are the immigrants the novel primarily concerns themselves with, but there are also Swedes, Norwegians, Russians, Austrians, and Hungarians. But, how do Jim and Antonia make themselves pioneers? To find this answer, readers should go through this book!

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Willa Cather

Willa Sibert Cather was a famous American writer known for her substantial novels. She was born in 1873 in the Back Creek Valley near Winchester, Virginia. Her father’s name was Charles Fectigue Cather and belonged from Wales. Her mother’s name was Mary Virginia Boak, and she was a former school teacher. When Cather was twelve months old, her parents moved to Willow Shade, a Greek Revival-style home given to them by her paternal grandparents. Willa Cather has six siblings namely Roscoe, Douglass, Jessica, James, John, and Elsie. She was close to her brothers compared to her sisters. She graduated from Red Cloud High School in 1890. To enroll at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she later moved to Lincoln. In 1896, she moved to Pittsburgh where she worked as a writer in a women’s magazine, Home Monthly. A year later, she became a telegraph editor and critic for the Pittsburgh Leader and frequently contributed poetry and short fiction to The Library. She also started teaching Latin, algebra, and English in Pittsburgh for a year. During World War I in 1923, she got a Pulitzer Prize for the novel One of Ours.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 201 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357484868
  • ISBN-13: 9789357484862
  • Item Weight: 241.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics