The Long Winter Knows Narrative Arc

The imminent recession seems to have brought out the Little House reader in all of us. Especially readers of The Long Winter.

First Lizzie Skurnick dedicates a Fine Lines column to The Long Winter and its parallels to today’s financial atmosphere.

Now here’s the latest, an essay from the Globe and Mail. It’s a finely crafted piece on appreciating the narrative arc in The Long Winter — arguably the only book in the series with a genuine plot — and lamenting the media advising us on how best to exist in this financial landscape before we’re truly mired in the worst of it.

Plus there’s cool stuff about dollhouses.

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One Response to The Long Winter Knows Narrative Arc

  1. sgaissert says:

    I loved the Barbie article. It brought back lots of memories. Why didn’t I think of making my Barbies pioneers? I kept them in the 20th century, with beds made out of empty tissue boxes and aerosol spray can lids for end tables. Towels made good carpets. I could go on and on . . .

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