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Willa Cather

This powerful early Cather novel, a landmark of American fiction, tells the story of the young Alexandra Bergson, whose dying father leaves her in charge of the family and of the Nebraska lands they have struggled to farm. In Alexandra’s lifelong fight to survive and succeed, Cather relates an important chapter in the history of the American frontier, evoking the harsh grandeur of the prairie, and comparing with keen insight the experiences of Swedish, French and Bohemian immigrants in the United States.

This powerful early Cather novel, a landmark of American fiction, tells the story of the young Alexandra Bergson, whose dying father leaves her in charge of the family and of the Nebraska lands they have struggled to farm. In Alexandra’s lifelong fight to survive and succeed, Cather relates an important chapter in the history of the American frontier, evoking the harsh grandeur of the prairie, and comparing with keen insight the experiences of Swedish, French and Bohemian immigrants in the United States.
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Description:

This powerful early Cather novel, a landmark of American fiction, tells the story of the young Alexandra Bergson, whose dying father leaves her in charge of the family and of the Nebraska lands they have struggled to farm. In Alexandra’s lifelong fight to survive and succeed, Cather relates an important chapter in the history of the American frontier, evoking the harsh grandeur of the prairie, and comparing with keen insight the experiences of Swedish, French and Bohemian immigrants in the United States.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara McCulloh

Length:

6h 12m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:44


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

20:56


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

15:58


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

20:53


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

22:26


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

10:06


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

12:07


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

14:46


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

21:59


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

13:36


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

05:40


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

15:08


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

05:03


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

13:08


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

06:28


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

11:39


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

08:56


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

03:39


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

20:16


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

06:06


Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1

20:25


Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 2

08:22


Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 3

08:10


Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 4

05:46


Part 4, Chapter 5
Part 4, Chapter 5

06:42


Part 4, Chapter 6
Part 4, Chapter 6

11:25


Part 4, Chapter 7
Part 4, Chapter 7

11:03


Part 4, Chapter 8
Part 4, Chapter 8

04:21


Part 5, Chapter 1
Part 5, Chapter 1

15:42


Part 5, Chapter 2
Part 5, Chapter 2

16:19


Part 5, Chapter 3
Part 5, Chapter 3

12:35


Part 5, Chapter 4
Part 5, Chapter 4

01:23