“The raw, rich nature of the novel comes from the developed historical fiction that is both admirable and exciting. Kudos to Lardy for producing her mother’s story so well.” –Writer’s Digest Judge
More about Prairie Anne:
Why didn’t she want me? Why wasn’t I worth keeping? These thoughts have followed Annie around since she was five years old when she was sent from New Jersey to McKenzie County in western North Dakota by train to stay with her grandparents. Now is 1935 and she is about to graduate from Sanish High School when her mother, younger sister, and a half-brother arrive unannounced for her graduation.
This is a true story based on Annie Sinnerud’s childhood aow and how she dealt with rejection.