Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family because they make their way west and locate that facts are as remarkable as fiction.
Hidden away since 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the actual stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences is going to be familiar; some are going to be a surprise. Pioneer Girl re-introduces readers to your woman who defined the pioneer experience for thousands of people around the world.
Through her recollections, Wilder details the Ingalls family s journey from Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, back in Minnesota, as well as on to Dakota Territory sixteen numerous years of travels, unforgettable stories, and also the everyday people who became immortal through her fiction. Using additional manuscripts, diaries, and letters, Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography builds on Wilder s work with the addition of valuable context and explores her growth as a writer.
Author of the award-winning Laura Ingalls Wilder biography, editor Pamela Smith Hill offers new insights into Wilder s life and times. In an introduction, Hill illuminates Wilder s writing career along with the dynamic relationship between budding novelist and her daughter and editor, Rose Wilder Lane. Sharing the storyline of Wilder s original manuscript, Hill discusses the catalysts for Pioneer Girl as well as the process by which Wilder s story turned from an unpublished memoir into your national phenomenon in the Little House series.
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography also explores the history on the frontier how the Ingalls family traversed as well as the culture and life with the communities Wilder lived in. This groundbreaking volume develops a fuller picture of Wilder s life and times to the millions of readers that learn more about this important American author. It contains 100 and twenty-five images, eight fully researched maps, and a huge selection of annotations depending on numerous primary sources, including census data, county, state, and federal records, and newspapers from the period.
An important historic and literary achievement, this annotated edition of Pioneer Girl provides modern readers with new insights into your woman behind the fictional classics Little House inside the Big Woods, Farmer Boy, Little House within the Prairie, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town about the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years.