The Wilder Life

My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie

by Wendy McClure

Paperback, 336 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

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The Wilder Life
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My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie
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Hardcover, 336 pages, Penguin Group USA, $25.95, published April 14 2011 | purchase

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The Wilder Life
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My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie
Author
Wendy McClure

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The author of I'm Not the New Me irreverently retraces the pioneer journeys of the Ingalls family as depicted in the famous Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, identifying its fictional and factual aspects while visiting the historical sites where young Laura grew up.

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This reconstruction of the log cabin that Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in with her family in Independence, Kan., is based on descriptions from The Little House on the Prairie. Flickr/TheSeafarer hide caption

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