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Author: Willa Sibert Cather
Title: O Pioneers!
Language: en
Original publication date: 1913

Characters: Alexandra Bergson, Carl Linstrum, Emil Bergson,

Book awards: Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century (83),

Epigraph: Prairie SpringEvening and the flat land, Rich and sombre and always silent;The miles of fresh-plowed soil,Heavy and black, full of strength and harshness;The growing wheat, the growing weeds,The toiling horses, the tired men;The long empty roads,Sullen fires of sunset, fading,The eternal, unresponsi

Dedication: To the memory of Sarah Orne Jewett in whose beautiful and delicate work there is the perfection that endures.

First words: One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away.

Last words: Fortunate country, that is one day to receive hearts like Alexandra's into its bosom, to give them out again in the yellow wheat, in the rustling corn, in the shining eyes of youth.

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