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O Pioneers! - Willa Cather
O Pioneers!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679743620 (0679743626)
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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3.5 Review of O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
I enjoy the writing of Willa Cather - this story quickly describes the life of a farming family and their town. I think Cather does a great job getting inside the minds of her characters and through them explains the loves and pains that farming communities on the Plains lived through. Looking for...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Love for a wild land
This one tugged at my heart. All of the ingredients did: the hard life on new countries, the stubbornness of immigrants, the strong girl and all the quirky people you may find around her, the small town tragedies. Most of all this love for the land, and the strange, difficult to explain ties one...
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4.0 O Pioneers!
Alexandra is incredible. She was strong, and suffered at the hands of all of her brothers. The story was beautiful, even in it's sadness. The writing was poetic and kept me reading.I loved the ending. The scene where Alexandra realizes it was Jesus who she had been dreaming about for much of her lif...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: O Pioneers!
Willa Cather has come highly recommended, but I'm only now getting around to reading her work for the first time. I see why she was recommended. The writing is my style: poetic and intelligent without losing focus on the story. I love that. I think I'll be very pleased reading her work in the years ...
spoko
spoko rated it
Having tried and failed to read My Antonia a couple of times, I didn't expect to like this book a lot. So I was shocked when I started to love it. Cather's prose is tight, and her characters are gracefully drawn. Even an eccentric like Ivar doesn't get the Faulkner treatment; these people appear in ...
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