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Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote the American classic Little House on the Prairie, from which the award winning television show was taken. Her first book was published in 1932 but long before that Laura wrote magazine articles on small farming and country living. She and her husband Almanzo lived on a small farm near Mansfield, Missouri from 1894 until their deaths, his in 1949 ...more
Kindle Edition, 185 pages
Published November 5th 2010 by Ashley Preston Publishing
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The collection of Laura's articles for The Missouri Ruralist continues in this second volume. She focuses a lot on integrity, endurance, and hard work. Life has changed a lot. In one article that particularly spoke to me she marveled at the fact that so many new time-saving technologies were in use, but people seemed to have less time than ever before. This, and many other articles about stalling and corruption in different levels of government, and America involved in world-wide assistance are ...more
Ingalls wrote a series of historical fiction books for children based on her childhood growing up in a pioneer family. She also wrote a regular newspaper column and kept a diary as an adult moving from South Dakota to Missouri, the latter of which has been published as a book.More about Laura Ingalls Wilder...