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A Wilder Rose

Albert, Susan Wittig

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ISBN 10: 0989203514 / ISBN 13: 9780989203517
Published by Persevero Press, Bertram, Texas, 2013
Condition: As New Hardcover
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BX5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in as new condition with no dust jacket. Based on Rose Wilder Lane's unpublished diaries and letters, A Wilder Rose tells the surprising true story of the often troubled collaboration that produced eight beloved novels of pioneer life - a collaboration that rose and her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, concealed from their agent, editors, reviewers, and readers. 9"x6", 289 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # EC42357BB

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Title: A Wilder Rose

Publisher: Persevero Press, Bertram, Texas

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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In 1928, Rose Wilder Lane-world traveler, journalist, highly-paid magazine writer-returned from an Albanian sojourn to her parents' Ozark farm. Almanzo Wilder was 71 and Laura 61, and Rose felt obligated to stay and help. Then came the Crash. Rose's investments vanished and the magazine market dried up. That's when Laura wrote "Pioneer Girl," her story of growing up in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, on the Kansas prairie, and by the shores of Silver Lake. The rest is literaryhistory. But it isn't the history we thought we knew. Based on the unpublished diaries of Rose Wilder Lane and other documentary evidence, A Wilder Rose tells the surprising true story of the often strained collaboration that produced the Little House books-a collaboration that Rose and her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, concealed from their agent, editors, reviewers, and readers. Acclaimed author Susan Wittig Albert follows the clues that take us straight to the heart of this fascinating literary mystery. *** Rose Wilder Lane deserves to be fully recognized for her coauthorship of the Little House books.Susan Wittig Albert does that, and more, in a compelling and well-researched novel that accurately recreates Lane's complex and troubled relationship with her mother during the dark days of the Depression and the Dirty Thirties. A revealing behind-the-scenes look into a literary deception that has persisted for decades.-William Holtz, author of The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Wilder Lane

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Susan Wittig Albert grew up in Illinois, earned her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley, and served as an English professor and university administrator at the University of Texas, Tulane University, and Texas State University. A New York Times bestselling author, she has written over fifty mysteries in four different series, as well as other adult fiction, nonfiction, and books for young adults. She lives with her husband, Bill, on thirty-one acres in the Texas Hill Country, where she writes, reads, and pursues her other passions: gardening, raising chickens, and doing needlework. She is the founder of the Story Circle Network, an international organization dedicated to helping women tell their stories.

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