"Old Home Town is a human document, as real and homely and American as [a] red-checkered table cloth."—New York Times
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"As Booth Tarkington and Eugene O'Neill have given us the small town of the nineties, Mrs. Lane shows us the first decade of the century."—Books
"Mrs. Lane has an uncanny knack of knowing what makes the wheels go round and why. She portrays the characters of this village in photographic detail, telling [their] stories . . . with keen wit, biting humor, and a full flavor."—Springfield Republican
About the Author
Rose Wilder Lane, the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House books), is the author of Free Land.