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Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography

Author: Susan Cheever
Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Susan Cheever's comprehensive and definitive biography sheds new light on of life of Louisa May Alcott, whose work has inspired generations of women. Cheever laces this provocative biography with musings on the genesis of genius, and her identification with Jo March when she was a rebellious girl in the throes of puberty.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cheever
ISBN: 9781410435521 1410435520
OCLC Number: 681739380
Description: 481 p. (large print), [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A trip to Concord --
Trailing clouds of glory, 1832-1849 --
Concord : Louisa in exile, 1840-1843 --
Fruitlands : Family in crisis, 1843-1848 --
Boston : "Stick to your teaching", 1848-1858 --
Orchard House, 1858-1862 --
Fredericksburg : At the Union Hospital, 1863-1865 --
The writer, 1861-1867 --
Little women, 1868-1872 --
Success, 1873-1880 --
Lulu, 1880-1888.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Responsibility: Susan Cheever.

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Susan Cheever's comprehensive and definitive biography sheds new light on of life of Louisa May Alcott, whose work has inspired generations of women. Cheever laces this provocative biography with musings on the genesis of genius, and her identification with Jo March when she was a rebellious girl in the throes of puberty.

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