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My heart is boundless : writings of Abigail May Alcott, Louisa's mother

Author: Abba May Alcott; Eve LaPlante
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First Free Press trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Here at last, in her own words, is this extraordinary woman's story, brought to the public for the first time. Full of wit, charm, and astonishing wisdom, Abigail's private writings offer a moving, intimate portrait of a mother, a wife, a sister, and a fierce intellect that demands to be heard.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Records and correspondence
Electronic books
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alcott, Abba May, 1800-1877.
My heart is boundless.
(DLC) 2012034874
(OCoLC)792880663
Named Person: Abba May Alcott; Abba May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Abba May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abba May Alcott; Eve LaPlante
ISBN: 9781476702810 1476702810
OCLC Number: 898895040
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages)
Contents: Early years --
Courtship and marriage --
Motherhood --
Early middle age --
Employment --
Late middle age --
Old age --
Recipes and remedies.
Responsibility: edited by Eve LaPlante.

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Here at last, in her own words, is this extraordinary woman's story, brought to the public for the first time. Full of wit, charm, and astonishing wisdom, Abigail's private writings offer a moving, intimate portrait of a mother, a wife, a sister, and a fierce intellect that demands to be heard.

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