KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM
Producer and Host: Abigail Adler
Guest: Caroline Fraser
Caroline Fraser's most recent book, Prairie Fires: the American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for biography.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is known and loved by generations of American children as the author of the Little House On the Prairie. However, her astounding personal story has never been fully told.
Frasers book, Prairie Fire, is the true saga of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life. Drawing on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries, and historic records, Caroline Fraser fills in the gaps in Wilder’s biography. Fraser reveals the grown-up story behind the most influential childhood epic of pioneer life.
Caroline Fraser is the editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House series. Fraser's writing has appeared in many publications , among them- The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker,The Atlantic and the London Review of Books. Her other books include, Rewilding The World and God's Perfect Child. Fraser lives in Santa fe, NM