When the South Dakota State Historical Society published the annotated autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder in 2014, demand was high and remains so. Titled Pioneer Girl, the book reveals some of the harsh realities of Wilder's childhood.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is known for the “Little House” series, based her family’s journey across the American plains. But until now, Wilder’s autobiography, “Pioneer Girl,” has never been published. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Pamela Smith Hill, author of “Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life,” on the details Wilder saved for her more mature account. Continue reading →