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Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Editor: Stephen W. Hines
Publisher: Galahad Books (September 1996)
A collection of more than 140 articles on an array of topics, from the boring task of baking bread and the need to conserve natural resources, to the changes motor cars brought to her small town and role of the women in the work force and politics, sparkles with Wilder’s timeless wit and wisdom.
About the Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you’ve come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.
About the Editor: Stephen Hines
In the last twenty-four years, Stephen Hines has published seventeen books with over 600,000 copies in print. Using his skills as a literary prospector, Hines has researched and developed four bestsellers: Little House in the Ozarks (1991), I Remember Laura (1994), The Quiet Little Woman: A Christmas Story (1999), and Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks (2007). Little House in the Ozarks was a Publishers Weekly bestseller and The Quiet Little Woman landed on the USA Today gift book list. Hines spends his time in magazine and reference archives, on the Internet, and in university libraries to make his discoveries.
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