My Antonia

  • by Willa Cather
  • Narrated by Grover Gardner
  • 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Antonia Shimerda, a Bohemian immigrant, learns of the joys and hardships of life as she and her family realize their dream in the Nebraska farmlands. Willa Cather called Antonia "a rich mine of life, like the founders of the early races."

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love this little book

Nostalgic and sweet. Interesting to see the side of the immigrant and how they bless us
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- Charles M. Giesen

Beautiful Descriptions, No end

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I read this became son needed it for school. I really enjoyed the descriptions of the American West and the characters. Here's my question: what's the point? We never know exactly who the wife in the beginning of the story is, the one who didn't like Antonia.

I waited the whole story, a and we never learn that.
I guess the argument is that these wonderful, hard-working immigrant girls took over the prairie and became America- losing their teeth along the way.
I don't know.


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- Magi Smith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-29-2012
  • Publisher: Audio Book Contractors, Inc.