Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Woman Behind the Legend (Missouri Biography Series) by John E. Miller

Published by University of Missouri Press .
Written in

  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Women,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Missouri,
  • United States,
  • Women authors, American,
  • Women pioneers

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166496M
    ISBN 10082621648X
    ISBN 109780826216489

    The Woman Behind the Legend

    Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder by John E. Miller is a fascinating biography that delves into the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the woman behind the legendary "Little House" books. Published on January 31, 2006, this book provides a comprehensive exploration of the author's experiences and the historical context in which she lived.

    A Glimpse Into Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life

    In Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder, John E. Miller takes readers on a journey through the various stages of Wilder's life. From her early childhood experiences as a pioneer girl on the American frontier to her later years as a successful and celebrated author, Miller paints a vivid picture of the challenges, triumphs, and personal growth that shaped Wilder's life.

    The Missouri Biography Series

    Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder is part of the Missouri Biography Series, which focuses on notable individuals who have made significant contributions to the history and culture of Missouri. This series offers readers a deeper understanding of the state's rich heritage and the remarkable people who have shaped it.

    Exploring Wilder's Legacy

    As one of the most beloved authors in American literature, Laura Ingalls Wilder's books continue to captivate readers of all ages. Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder sheds light on the personal experiences and inspirations that influenced Wilder's writing, allowing readers to gain a deeper appreciation for the enduring legacy of the "Little House" books.

    Subjects Covered in the Book

    The book covers a wide range of subjects related to Wilder's life and work. These include:

    • Biography: general
    • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century
    • Women
    • Historical - General
    • Biography & Autobiography
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • English
    • Biography/Autobiography
    • USA
    • Historical - U.S.
    • United States - 20th Century
    • 20th century
    • Biography
    • Frontier and pioneer life
    • Missouri
    • United States
    • Women authors, American
    • Women pioneers

    Formats Available

    Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder is available in a physical format:

    • Paperback

    Where to Find and Download the Book

    If you're interested in reading Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder, you can find it in various digital formats by searching for the ISBN10 code: 082621648X. These formats include:

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    A Must-Read for Laura Ingalls Wilder Fans

    "John E. Miller's Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder offers an insightful and comprehensive look into the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. This biography is a must-read for fans of the "Little House" books who want to delve deeper into the woman behind the legend."


    Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder by John E. Miller provides a captivating and informative exploration of the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. From her humble beginnings as a pioneer girl to her literary success, readers will gain a deeper appreciation for the woman behind the beloved "Little House" books. Whether you're a lifelong fan or new to Wilder's work, this biography is a valuable addition to any bookshelf.