Author: Willa Cather

Book Review: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

Posted January 16, 2013 in Reviews / 17 Comments
Book Review: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

The first book in Willa Cather’s Prairie trilogy, O Pioneers! is a story of survival on the Nebraska prairies. At a time when the American West was wild and uncultivated, many immigrants were drawn to the frontier by the extremely low price of land. However, many of these families were from cities and had little or no experience or knowledge of farming; although they were eager to pursue a new life on the prairie, they were ill-suited to the demands of eking […]