"Captured in these houses is a wealth of information on life in the farmlands and rural communities of the Upper Midwest. Beautifully written". -- Wisconsin Magazine of History. "An engrossing account of a fundamental episode in American history, the early settlement of the prairie. In many ways the balloon frame stands as a metaphor for that episode". -- New York Times Book Review.

Homes in the Heartland 1992, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700605361