O Pioneers is the first book in Willa Cather's Great Plains Trilogy.
Alexandra Bergson inherits the family farm when her father passes away. She decides to make a go of it when so many other immigrant families are giving up at the turn of the twentieth century.
About the Author
Willa Cather (1873-1947) grew up in Nebraska, but moved to Pittsburgh, where she lived for a decade. At the age of 33, she moved to New York, and spent the rest of her life there. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for her novel One of Ours.