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    DescriptionAfter the death of his parents, Jim Burden is sent to live with his grandparents on the Nebraska plains. By chance, on that same train is antonia, a bright-eyed girl who will become his neighbor and lifelong friend. Her family has emigrated from Bohemia to start a new life farming but soon lose their money and must work hard just to survive. Through it all, antonia retains her natural pride and free spirit. Jim's grandparents have a large and tidy farm. They are kind to him, but conventional. Later, Jim becomes a scholar and antonia becomes a "hired girl" in town. She blossoms in the new freedom that town life offers. Jim can only taste this life vicariously through her recounting of town gossip and of the "dance tent." antonia's strong will, spirit, and honesty allow her to thrive in the midst of hardship. In "My antonia," Willa Cather paints a rich picture of life on the prairie at the beginning of the twentieth century and depicts some of the many cultures that came to compose the United States.

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    My Antonia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Willa Cather, Narrator Patrick Lawlor
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    ISBN 13: 9781400138456
    ISBN 10: 1400138450

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 813/.52
    Ingram Subject Code: JQ
    Libri: I-JQ
    BISAC V2.8: FIC033000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PS3505.A87 M8 2008B
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition statement
    Library ed
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    07 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    One of the great American writers of the twentieth century, Willa Cather is the author of such classics as "O Pioneers!""My antonia," and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "One of Ours." An "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner and Audie Award finalist, Patrick Lawlor is also an accomplished stage actor.