Set in fictional Moonstone, Colorado at the turn of the 20th century, the story follows Thea Kronborg. Thea has a musical gift and leaves her hometown for Chicago to become a well-trained pianist. While her pursuit takes her to major cities in the US and Europe, she still remembers her small town and the people she encountered there. The second book in Willa Cather’s “Prairie Trilogy” series published after O Pioneers! and before My Antonia.
First published in 1915, this edition is derived from the original book which was published unillustrated. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Willa Cather stands as an enduring figure in American literature, celebrated for her profound portrayals of the human spirit and the landscapes that shaped it. Born in Back Creek Valley, Virginia, she later moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska, an experience that would significantly influence her writing. Learn More