My Ántonia by Willa CatherThe Bookery
This book by American novelist Willa Cather is widely considered one of the best in our country’s cannon. It’s truly an unforgettable story—the tale of an immigrant woman trying to make a life for herself as a pioneer in Nebraska. It gets rough out there in Nebraska. Bad stuff happens. Through it all, Ántonia survives with grace and perseverance.
- Vintage facsimile of a first edition: 1977 edition
- Originally published 1918
- Excellent condition
- Includes hard book sleeve and dust jacket
Why We Love It
My Ántonia is a classic, written by one of America’s best female authors. Willa Cather takes you back to a place in American history that seems inconceivable nowadays; Antonia faces the harsh realities of untamable terrain and social injustice. This copy is such a treasure—it’s a copy of a first edition so you can get a sense of what it would have been like to read this book when it was first published.