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Louisa May Alcott

Author: Susan Cheever
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Susan Cheever's comprehensive and definitive biography sheds new light on the 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: Biography
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cheever
ISBN: 9781416569916 141656991X 9781416570240 1416570241
OCLC Number: 528665902
Description: xv, 298 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: 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, 1861-1868 --
Little women, 1868-1872 --
Success, 1873-1880 --
Lulu, 1880-1888.
Responsibility: Susan Cheever.

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"Lively and likable."<p> --Elaine Showalter, "The Washington Post"

 
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