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Louisa May : the world and works of Louisa May Alcott

Author: Norma Johnston
Publisher: New York : Four Winds Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Louisa May Alcott that traces the influence of her family life on her works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norma Johnston
ISBN: 0027477053 9780027477054
OCLC Number: 23178466
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The young hoper --
" ... just the friend I needed" --
Passionate Puritans --
" ... a crass crying brown baby" --
"I will kindle a fire for the mind" --
"This is the winter of y discontent" --
"The newness" --
The consociate family --
"Diaries of a wilful child" --
"My girls shall have trades" --
"Half-writ poems, stores wild ..." --
"I've begun to live" --
"Apple slump" --
"The blood of the Mays is up!" --
"The air is bad enough to breed a pestilence" --
"For a fortnight I hardly ate, slept or stirred" --
Little women --
"The Miss Alcott" --
"Hints of a woman early old" --
"A woman in a lonely home" --
"Brave music."
Responsibility: Norma Johnston.

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A biography of Louisa May Alcott that traces the influence of her family life on her works.

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