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West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Summary
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Summary

Plot Summary

"West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder, San Francisco 1915" is a nonfiction work comprised of 124 pages. The book is a series of letters from Laura Ingalls Wilder to her husband, Almanzo "Manly" Wilder as she traveled from Missouri to San Francisco in 1915 to visit their only daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Rose was at the time a writer and editor for The Bulletin, a San Francisco newspaper. Rose was also busy writing the biography of Henry Ford.

Although Laura was born into a struggling pioneer family, she had the heart of a traveler. For Laura the decision to leave Rocky Ridge Farm, the Wilders' fruit and dairy farm in Mansfield, Missouri, was at the same time difficult and simple. Laura wanted to see San Francisco, Rose and the Pacific Ocean as desperately as Rose wanted her to see those things. On the other hand, leaving...

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