"O Pioneers " is a 1913 novel by American author Willa Cather. The first novel in her "Great Plains" trilogy, it is followed by "The Song of the Lark" (1915) and "My ntonia" (1918). The story revolves around a family of Swedish-American immigrants living in Nebraska at the turn of the twentieth century. At a time when most immigrant families were giving up, the protagonist Alexandra Bergson devotes her life to making a recently-inherited farm a profitable enterprise. A fantastic novel not to be those with an interest in life on the American Great Planes. Willa Sibert Cather (1873-1947) was an American writer famous for her novels related to frontier life on the Great Plains. Other notable works by this author include: "The Song of the Lark" (1915) and "My ntonia" (1918). This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with an excerpt from "Willa Cather - Written For The Borzoi, 1920" by H. L. Mencken.