O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants in rural Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farm when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - richardderus - LibraryThing
Rating: 3.75* of five The Publisher Says: Set on the Nebraska prairie where Willa Cather (1873–1947) grew up, this powerful early novel tells the story of the young Alexandra Bergson, whose dying ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pferdina - LibraryThing
Alexandra Bergson tames the prairie and gets no respect. Her oldest brothers are idiots. She sends the youngest to college and he turns out well, but then he falls in love with their neighbor Marie ... Read full review