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Lessons from the Prairie
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Lessons from the Prairie
The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success, and (Sometimes Just) Survival I Learned on America's Favorite Show
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Author of the acclaimed memoir, Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter, and current Fox Business anchor Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, the little girl who was adopted with her brother (played by young Jason Bateman) by the Ingalls family on the world's most famous primetime soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.

Now Melissa returns with a self-help book dedicated to her Little House fans. Life Lessons from the Prairie is part memoir, part uplifting motivational book, featuring 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 both to her fans, and fans of one of the most beloved television shows of all time.

Author of the acclaimed memoir, Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter, and current Fox Business anchor Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, the little girl who was adopted with her brother (played by young Jason Bateman) by the Ingalls family on the world's most famous primetime soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.

Now Melissa returns with a self-help book dedicated to her Little House fans. Life Lessons from the Prairie is part memoir, part uplifting motivational book, featuring 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 both to her fans, and fans of one of the most beloved television shows of all time.

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  • Melissa Francis grew up in southern California. As a broadcast journalist, she has anchored CNBC's Power Lunch, The Call, and On The Money, served as a regular contributor to the Today show and Weekend Today Show, and currently hosts two daily business shows on the Fox Business Network.

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