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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I am curious about author's relationship with her mom. The previous book was a jaw dropper and this hinted at some later communication within Melissa's circle of friends. Is Melissa treating her mom with kid gloves in this book to maintain their separation? "Don't go away mad, just go away".
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- Ted Kennedy's Lovechild

Good life lessons

I really appreciate Melissa's honesty and transparency. A great inspiration for all ages. My 17 yo DD said it was "very practical".
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- C. Wilde

Book Details

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