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My Antonia by Willa Cather

My Ántonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather’s childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather’s earliest novels, written in 1918, it is the story of Ántonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. Her story is told through the eyes of Jim Burden, a neighbor who will befriend Ántonia, teach her English, and follow the remarkable story of her life.

Participants will have the opportunity to buy tickets to the March 17, 2018 Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra concert for a discounted price of $11.

Book Discussion

  • Peoples Library– New Kensington
  • Thursday, February 8 at 2:00PM
  • Call 724-339-1021 to register.