Laura: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Harper Collins, May 1, 1977 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages

centerCourage, Adventure, Steadfast Love

From a little house set deep in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, across Indian territory and into the Dakotas, Laura's family moved westward right along the frontier.

Their true-life saga, beloved by countless millions of TV viewers and readers of the bestselling Little House books, is one of spirit and devotion in the face of bitter-cold winters, wilderness trails, and heartbreaking personal tragedy.

Here, for the first time, and drawing on her own unpublished memoirs is the endlessly fascinating full account of Laura's life -- from her earliest years through her enduring marriage to Almanzo Wilder, the "farmer boy" of her stories.

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User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

As a life-long devotee of the Wilder books, I loved this book. It filled in the blank spaces, unraveled the fictionalized parts of Laura's tales, and gave us a look at the reality of "happily ever ... Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

This is an interesting story, though it disturbed me to find out how much of the "Little House" books are fiction. It does give a larger picture of Laura and those who surrounded her, so it is a good book. These people do not loose their interest value through closer scrutiny, rather they gain. Read full review

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