Elizabeth Letts - THE RIDE OF HER LIFE

Elizabeth and I discuss The Ride of Her Life, crafting this grand adventure story, how she learned about Annie Wilkins and her incredible journey, the manner in which the automobile and interstates revolutionized the United States, what surprised her while writing this book, and much more.


Elizabeth and I discuss The Ride of Her Life, crafting this grand adventure story, how she learned about Annie Wilkins and her incredible journey, the manner in which the automobile and interstates revolutionized the United States, what surprised her while writing this book, and much more.

Elizabeth’s recommended reads are:

  1. The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian
  2. Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

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Elizabeth Letts

Author

In addition to THE RIDE OF HER LIFE, Elizabeth Letts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion and The Perfect Horse, which won the 2017 PEN Center USA Literary Award for research nonfiction, as well as the novel Finding Dorothy. A lifelong horsewoman, she lives in Wyoming and Northern Michigan.