Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • 816 State St.
  • Madison, WI 53706
  • Phone: (608) 265-2505

The Annual Schewe Lecture presented by the Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries, in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival:
Caroline Fraser— editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House series and author of a biography about Laura Ingalls Wilder – tells the grown-up story behind the influential writer of childhood stories of American pioneer life. Drawing on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries, and land and financial reports to set the record straight, Prairie Fires reveals the complex woman whose classic stories grip us to this day. Book signing and dessert to follow lecture.

  • Times: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Admission: Free and open to the public