Quality of Will, Drama of Place

By |2017-06-16T15:23:56-05:00August 31st, 2010|Categories: Books, Bradley J. Birzer, Literature|Tags: |

In the beginning of the stunning novel, O Pioneers, Willa Cather describes a small, frontier town on the Great Plains. “One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away. A mist of fine snowflakes was curling and eddying about the [...]