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Pioneer Girl

The Annotated Autobiography

by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill

Hardcover, 400 pages, South Dakota State Hist Society Pr, List Price: $39.95 |

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Pioneer Girl
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The Annotated Autobiography
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Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill

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Pamela Smith presents Laura Ingalls Wilder's unedited, and unpublished, draft of her autobiography that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for her popular Little House on the Prairie series.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder entertained generations of children with her Little House series, which was loosely based on her family's pioneering life. Her memoir, Pioneer Girl, was published in 2014. South Dakota State Historical Society hide caption

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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

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