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Willa Cather's second novel is a timeless tale of a strong pioneer woman facing great challenges, shining a light on the immigrant experience, and revealing the emerging voice of one of our greatest authors.
Ha scritto il 18/12/10
A very good book. Cather does a very good description of the land of the American plains at the turn of the 19th/20th century. The land is almost the biggest character in the book, as someone from that part of the country I could picture it how ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/07/07
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Evoking the harsh grandeur of the prairie, this landmark of American fiction unfurls a saga of love, greed, murder, failed dreams and hard-won triumph. In the fateful interaction of her characters, [the author] compares with keen insight the ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/07/07
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This magnificent story brings to life the sights, sounds, and scents of the windy Nebraska prairie just as it probes the real human emotions of [the protagonist] as she inherits her father's failing farm, raises her brothers alone, and is torn by ...Continua
Ha scritto il 20/01/07
Cather's description of Nebraska prairie is fascinating...it makes me want to visit the place where the story of Bergson family took place. I especially love the way Cather dealt with the interrelationship between human and the land. Here are some ...Continua

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