Caroline Fraser Book Talk, "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder" (2018 Fall Lecture)

In this 2018 fall lecture from the State Historical Society of Missouri, Caroline Fraser speaks about her Pultizer Prize-winning biography, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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About the Presenter

Caroline Fraser, PhD

Caroline Fraser was born in Seattle and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University in English and American literature. Formerly on the editorial staff of The New Yorker, she is the author of three nonfiction books: the Pulizer Prize-winning Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rewilding the World: Dispatches from the Conservation Revolution, and God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church. Wilder was editor of the Library of America edition of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books and has also written for The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, Outside Magazine, and The London Review of Books, among other publications. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.