Caroline Fraser





Caroline Fraser


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Caroline Fraser was born in Seattle and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University in English and American literature. Formerly on the editorial staff of The New Yorker, she is the author of two nonfiction books, God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church and Rewilding the World: Dispatches from the Conservation Revolution, both published by Henry Holt's Metropolitan Books.

She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, Outside Magazine, and The London Review of Books, among other publications. She has received a PEN Award for Best Young Writer and was a past recipient of the Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writer's Residency, awarded by PEN Northwest. She lives in Santa Fe, New
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“She was never overcome by drabness or squalor. She never glamorized anything; yet she saw the loveliness in everything.”
Caroline Fraser, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

“His most remarkable gift, as Laura saw it, was a deep and profound contentment with what he had.”
Caroline Fraser, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

“By 1867, there were only fifty Dakota left in Minnesota.67 That year, a baby girl was born just across the Mississippi, in a little house in the Big Woods.”
Caroline Fraser, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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