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O Pioneers!

Willa Cather

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Who is Marie Shabata's father?

What affliction kills Amedee Chevalier?

What is the nature and term of Frank Shabata's sentence?

What profession does Carl Linstrum practice during his first long absence from the Divide?

Who is the tenor in the Catholic church's choir?

Which of these characters is involved in Populist Party politics?

What profession did John Bergson practice in Sweden?

Who is Alexandra's favorite niece?

What is Marie Shabata's ethnicity?

What instrument does Emil Bergson play in the University band?

What is the name of the little town, largely populated by French Catholics, near Hanover?

What is the name of Amedee Chevalier's young son?

What language does Crazy Ivar speak?

Who is Barney Flinn?

What is Marie doing at the fair when Emil finally kisses her?

What tell-tale sign of Frank's past does Alexandra uncover while searching for crochet patterns in Marie's closet?

Where does Carl go to seek his fortune after Lou and Oscar drive him off the Divide?

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