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West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915

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"It is like a fairyland." So Laura Ingalls Wilder described her 1915 voyage to San Francisco to visit her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Laura's husband, Almanzo, was unable to leave their Missouri farm and it is her faithful letters home, vividly describing every detail of her journey, that have been gathered here. Includes 24 pages of exciting photographs and completely redesigned jacket art.

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Published for the first time, Mrs. Wilder's letters to her husband describe her trip from Mansfield, Missouri, to San Francisco during the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. Illustrated with photos.

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Library of Congress Children’ s Books

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064400817
Subtitle:
Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915
Editor:
MacBride, Roger Lea
Author:
Slade, Christian
Author:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Author:
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Author:
Smith, Clete
Author:
MacBride, Roger Lea
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
United States - West - General
Subject:
Social Situations - New Experience
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
West
Subject:
West (U.S.) Description and travel.
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Subject:
Wilder, Almanzo
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Trophy ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Little House
Series Volume:
103-300
Publication Date:
19761020
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in 40.56 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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