Individual Author Record
Name: Laurie A. FloriPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Born: 1961 in Litchfield Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFlori was born in Litchfield and lived in Carlinville. She currently resides in Springfield.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn 1983, Laurie Flori & her husband David purchased a Roseberry Model Sears Home in Standard Addition in Carlinville, Illinois. The decision to purchase the house was the beginning of a fascination for Laurie that would span several decades. After they restored the home, it was featured on many TV Shows including HGTV's ''Dream Builders'', A BBC Documentary, CNN, WTVP, WCIS, WCIA, FOX & more. At that time, many magazines & newspapers, including the ''Chicago Tribune'' & ''St. Louis Post Dispatch'', also featured the Flori's Carlinville home & Laurie's story. Flori has a massive collection of Sears Homes memorabilia and catalogs. She shares her love and fascination for Sears Homes in her book ''Additionally Speaking''.
*''Additionally Speaking- The saga behind the largest collective of Sears Homes in the world- Volume 1'', Brown Paper Publications ,2005