Lessons from the Prairie

  • by Melissa Francis
  • Narrated by Melissa Francis
  • 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world's most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.
Now, in Lessons from the Prairie, she shares behind-the-scenes stories from the set and lessons learned from the show's dynamic creator, Michael Landon, that have echoed throughout Melissa's adult life. With novel insights on hard work, making mistakes, and even spirituality, Francis shares inspirational and practical life lessons that will appeal to both her current TV fans and fans of one of the most adored TV shows of all time.


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Customer Reviews

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I really wanted to like it but I couldn't relate to the author. Preaching is different than sharing. I felt like I was being preached to by a former high school cheer leader who still felt she was better than everyone else. The snobbery bled through the well meaning stories.
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- Nan011

A wonderful experience listening to Malissa!

I was completely taken with the privilege & pleasure of hearing Malissa Francis read her outstanding book. I highly recommend it to young adults trying to navigate the plethora of challenges and joys that life and love bring to each of us.
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- Allan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-25-2017
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio