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Libertarians on the prairie : Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House Books / Christine Woodside.

Woodside, Christine, 1959- author. (Author).
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  • 10 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler Public Library - Butler 920 WOO (Text) 73174005031309 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola 813.52 WOO (Text) 33118000176751 Adult: New Book Available -
Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library - Coatesville 920 (Text) 78321000025861 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B WILDER WOODSIDE (Text) 33946003146151 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 813.52 W894 (Text) 76383000444401 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 12/27/2016
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 813.52 WOO (Text) 34330512969453 Adult - New Books Available -
Milan Branch Library 813 WOO (Text) 39692000893825 New Item Shelves Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster 92 WIL (Text) 72436000117586 Adult nonfiction Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City 921 WILDER (Text) 70621000212561 Adult - Non Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 920 Woodside (Text) 31208912483205 new non-fiction Checked out 12/22/2016
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781628726565
  • ISBN: 1628726563
  • Physical Description: xxi, 259 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-251) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Note to the reader -- Introduction: Irene Lichty turns me down -- Laura (1867-1885) -- Rose and Laura (1886-1920) -- The Albanian inspiration -- The writers' colony and the crash -- The big American novel -- The break-up -- The hard winter -- Libertarians in Connecticut -- Freedom -- Two legacies -- Roger, Rose's Libertarian legacy -- What we want.
Summary, etc.: Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions of Americans about frontier life, giving inspiration to many and in the process becoming icons of our national identity. Yet few realize that this bestselling series wandered far from the actual history of the Ingalls family and from what Laura herself understood to be central truths about pioneer life. In this narrative, Christine Woodside reveals the full extent of the collaboration between Laura and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Rose hated farming and fled the family homestead as an adolescent, eventually becoming a nationally prominent magazine writer, biographer of Herbert Hoover, and successful novelist, who shared the political values of Ayn Rand and became a mentor to Roger Lea MacBride, the second Libertarian presidential candidate. Drawing on original manuscripts and letters, Woodside shows how Rose reshaped her mother's story into a series of heroic tales that rebutted the policies of the New Deal. Their secret collaboration would lead in time to their estrangement.
Subject: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957. Little house books.
Lane, Rose Wilder, 1886-1968.
Ingalls family.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Women pioneers > United States > Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life > United States.
Libertarianism > United States > History > 20th century.
Genre: Biographies.

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