A story of hardship on the prairie
Broadcast: Midmorning, 04/27/2007, 10:06 a.m.
Willa Cather's sympathetic portrayal of immigrants living on the Nebraska prairie has made her novel "My Antonia" an American classic. It's the latest selection of the Midmorning Book Club.
- Andrew Jewell: Editor of the Willa Cather Archive Web site and co-director of the Willa Cather Journalism project. He is professor of Digital Projects at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.
- Janis Stout: Retired professor from Texas A&M University, and author of "Willa Cather: The Writer and her World." She is the keynote speaker of this year's spring meeting of the 52nd annual Cather Foundation in Red Cloud, Nebraska.