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The Resource Libertarians on the prairie : Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House books, Christine Woodside

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

Label
Libertarians on the prairie : Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House books
Title
Libertarians on the prairie
Title remainder
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House books
Statement of responsibility
Christine Woodside
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 cherished 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 groundbreaking narrative of literary detection, Christine Woodside reveals for the first time 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. A fascinating look at the relationship between two strong-willed women, Libertarians on the Prairie is also the deconstruction of an American myth
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodside, Christine
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls
  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls
  • Lane, Rose Wilder
  • Ingalls family
  • Authors, American
  • Women pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Libertarianism
Target audience
adult
Label
Libertarians on the prairie : Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House books, Christine Woodside
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Outsiders -- 1 Laura (1867-1885) -- 2 Rose and Laura (1886-1920) -- Part II: The Family Business -- 3 The Albanian Inspiration -- 4 The Writers' Colony and the Crash -- 5 The Big American Novel -- 6 The Break-Up -- Part III: The Estrangement -- 7 The Hard Winter -- 8 Libertarians in Connecticut -- 9 Freedom -- 10 Two Legacies -- Part IV: Literature as Politics -- 11 Roger, Rose's Libertarian Legacy -- 12 What We Want
Control code
ocn914219496
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 259 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628726565
Lccn
2016019624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
920 W645 ; XX-N ; [A16BP030, #14, 6@$25.99, DLG/mjj].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914219496
Label
Libertarians on the prairie : Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House books, Christine Woodside
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Outsiders -- 1 Laura (1867-1885) -- 2 Rose and Laura (1886-1920) -- Part II: The Family Business -- 3 The Albanian Inspiration -- 4 The Writers' Colony and the Crash -- 5 The Big American Novel -- 6 The Break-Up -- Part III: The Estrangement -- 7 The Hard Winter -- 8 Libertarians in Connecticut -- 9 Freedom -- 10 Two Legacies -- Part IV: Literature as Politics -- 11 Roger, Rose's Libertarian Legacy -- 12 What We Want
Control code
ocn914219496
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 259 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628726565
Lccn
2016019624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
920 W645 ; XX-N ; [A16BP030, #14, 6@$25.99, DLG/mjj].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914219496

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