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Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women

Author: Harriet Reisen
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott that explores Alcott's life in the context of her works, all of which are to some extent autobiographical.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Reisen
ISBN: 9780805082999 0805082999
OCLC Number: 316514238
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: xiv, 362 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Behind a mask --
Fit for the scuffle of things --
The law of might --
The topsey-turvey girl --
Wild exuberant nature --
Man in a balloon --
Transcendental wild oats --
The happiest years of my life --
Heaven's so far away --
The independent feeling --
Nature must have a vent --
I've often longed to see a war --
Where glory waited --
A little romance --
We really lived most of it --
Happy before I die --
Success --
The cream of things --
More courage and patience --
How they turned out.
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Addresses various aspects of Louisa May Alcott's life - the effect of her father's self-indulgent utopian schemes; her family's economic difficulties and frequent uprootings; her experience as a  Read more...

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