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Though best known as the author of the Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a full, rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. All through her life Laura saved mementos of her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, and photographs, which have been lovingly preserved in private and public collections across the country.
Now, for the first time ever, these photographs, writings, and memorabilia have been gathered together in one incredible volume by noted Little House historian William Anderson. Each gorgeous page of LAURA'S ALBUM is a doorway into the private world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and offers a unique glimpse of what her life was like. Here is the fascinating true story of this remarkable pioneer woman's life as well as an unforgettable tale of our own American past.
Though best known as tile author of the Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich and varied life that spanned almost a century. Now noted historian William Anderson has lovingly collected the photographs, letters, documents, and mementos of Laura's life that Laura herself so carefully saved when she was alive. The result is a moving story, told in pictures, of the pioneer girl named Laura who would grow up and preserve for all time a period of American frontier history. Laura's Album offers a unique glimpse into the private world of Laura Ingalls Wilder and tells an unforgettable tale of our own American past.
Noted historian William Anderson has collected the photographs, letters, documents and mementos of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life for "Laura's Album"--a unique look into the private world of the pioneer girl. Illustrations.
About the Author
William Anderson is an award-winning historian and author whose interest in the “Little House” books began in elementary school. Much of his research for this book was conducted on-site at the locales of the Ingalls and Wilder homes. He has been active in the preservation and operation of the Wilder sites in De Smet, South Dakota, and Mansfield, Missouri, and edits the newsletter, Laura Ingalls Wilder Lore
Among Mr. Andersons other writings about the people and places of the “Little House” books are LAURA INGALLS WILDER COUNTRY, A LITTLE HOUSE SAMPLER, PRAIRIE GIRL, and LAURAS ALBUM.
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