West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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* Roger MacBride gives an introduction to the book. He is the one who found and edited the letters.

* MacBride was the executor and friend of Rose, Laura's daughter. He gives a short synopsis of Laura's life and Rose's childhood.

* Laura and her husband settled in Missouri where they planted a farm. When the farm didn't bring in enough money, they went to work for an oil company.

* Rose remembers Laura reading at dinner time and says they were happy and wonderful times. Rose didn't go to college, but read voraciously.

* Rose moved to California, became one of the first female real estate agents, and got a job at a newspaper being mentored by Fremont Older.

* Rose wanted Laura to come and visit her in San Francisco when the World Fair and the Panama Pacific celebration would be happening.

* Rose offered to...

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