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Author McClure, Wendy.

Title The Wilder life : my adventures in the lost world of Little house on the prairie / Wendy McClure.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Riverhead Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Wilder,L MCCL    Available
Description 336 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-336) and index.
Contents Our past life -- Whose woods these are -- Going to town -- Good girls and golden curls -- There is a happy land far, far away -- The way home -- There won't be horses -- Fragments of a dream -- Anywhere East or South -- The road back -- Be it enacted -- Unremembered.
Summary In this funny and thoughtful guide to a romanticized version of the American expansion west, children's book editor and memoirist McClure (I'm Not the New Me) attempts to recapture her childhood vision of "Laura World" (i.e., the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books about an 1880s pioneer family).
Subject Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957. Little house on the prairie.
McClure, Wendy.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Appreciation.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
ISBN 1594487804 (alk. paper)
9781594487804 (alk. paper) : $25.95

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