You can feel the spirit of the plains and those remarkable women who settled it in every perfect word that Willa Cather writes.

My Antonia by Willa Cather. After eloping with an Irish train conductor, Antonia Shimerda returns to Black Hawk, Nebraska, where she intends to make a fresh start despite betrayal and opposition.

Willa Cather 1873-1947   Her books have become classics. One of her books was Death of the Archbishop, my favorite.

Willa Cather - American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia.

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. — Willa Cather

"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm" -Willa Cather

My Ántonia - By Willa Cather  Such a sweet and descriptive book of life on the Nebraska prairie.  Also liked this one because the protagonist, Jim Burden, hails from the Shenandoah Valley, my ancestral home.

My Ántonia - By Willa Cather Such a sweet and descriptive book of life on the Nebraska prairie.

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