Louisa May Alcott by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys (Library of America)

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A deluxe single-volume edition of Alcott's classic Little Women trilogy is complemented by the stories' original first-edition illustrations, some of which where drawn by the author's sister May, who inspired the character of Amy.
Title: Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys
Author: Alcott, Louisa May/ Showalter, Elaine (EDT)
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publication Date: 2005/02/17
Number of Pages: 1092
Binding Type: HARDCOVER
Library of Congress: 2004048828
 

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Elaine Showalter is the author of the groundbreaking A Literature of Their Own and editor of Little Women for Penguin Classics.
 
Published April 28, 2014 by Heritage Illustrated Publishing. 1045 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance. Non-fiction

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During the Civil War, Louisa May Alcott served as a volunteer nurse, caring for Union soldiers in Washington, D.C., between December 12, 1862, and January 21, 1863.

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Here are two: There blossomed forth a grander flower in the wilderness of wrong,Untouched by Slavery’s bitter frost, A soul devout and strong…* * * * * No monument of quarried stone, No eloquence of speech,Can ‘grave the lessons on the land His Martyrdom will teach… The Alcott’s home became a ...

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rather, it feels as if Louisa has taken charge and is now the author.If you love well-written stories that will leave you feeling that, yes, there really are outstanding people on this earth who follow their dreams in spite of overwhelming odds, Louisa May Alcott is the book for you.I would stron...

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Imagine yourself repeatedly moving from place to place in and around the Boston, New England area in the years following 1832.

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It's the story of Asha, the adopted daughter of two California doctors who have created a somewhat shaky bicultural family, and her search for her roots in India.

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Book Reporter

When I first read a battered local library copy of Louisa May Alcott’s LITTLE WOMEN --- somewhere during that nebulous in-between age from about 10 through 12 --- I remember it as an engaging story of a close-knit family in which I could take for granted the idea that girls and women were importa...

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USA Today

Recent books include Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women' by Harriet Reisen (2009) and Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography by Susan Cheever (2010).

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The Boston Globe

It’s hard to imagine that anything new could be said about the life of Louisa May Alcott, one of America’s most beloved authors.

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Tampa Bay Times

While Bronson expounded on his daughter's talent and was happy to live off her growing income, it was Abigail who facilitated Louisa's work.

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Deseret News

Although Louisa May Alcott is best known for her children’s books that include “Little Women,” “Rose in Bloom,” “Eight Cousins,” and “Jo’s Boys,” she began her career writing sensational romances and antislavery stories for magazines like “Atlantic” and “Saturday Evening Gazette” under pseudonyms...

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Macleans

Recognizing in Alcott her own “wretchedness of spirit,” Abigail felt writing could be a “safety valve” for her daughter’s “smothered sorrow.” With tenderness and warmth, Abigail encouraged Alcott to find her voice.

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The New York Review of Books

When she published the phenomenally popular Little Women in 1868, and began her career as America’s best-loved author for the young, Louisa May Alcott was thirty-five years old.

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It was based on her own life with her sisters and contained such passion that it lead generations including Kelly O’Connor McNees to speculate on the love life of Ms.

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Jackson District Library

Some of the best reading of childhood comes from Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Little Men and the following books.

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