Conrad Richter's acclaimed trilogy of novels is adapted into this spellbinding miniseries that follows the dramatic life story of illiterate 18th-century frontierswoman Sayward Luckett (Elizabeth Montgomery). Marrying attorney Portius Wheeler (Hal Holbrook) and settling in the Ohio Territory, Sayward struggles to overcome hardships while forging a better future for her family. Emmy-nominated miniseries co-stars Jane Seymour and William H. Macy (in his first credited role). 5 1/2 hrs. on three discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.