West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder - Introduction and On the Way, Pages 1-22 Summary & Analysis

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Introduction and On the Way, Pages 1-22 Summary and Analysis

West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder, San Francisco 1915 begins with a brief history of San Francisco and an explanation of the trip. Laura Ingalls Wilder took to visit her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, in the late summer of 1915.

The book was edited by Roger Lea McBride in 1973. Laura Ingalls Wilder died in 1957 and awash in grief, Rose could not bear to go through her mother's letters and postcards. The items were put into a box to be gone through at a later date, but it never happened. After Rose died in 1968, Roger Lea McBride, Rose's executor and friend, found the letters and was responsible for editing and arranging them into book form.

The introduction by McBride gives us a brief history of Laura Ingalls...

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