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The story of Louisa May Alcott and her father

Author: John Matteson
Publisher: New York : W W Norton & Co Ltd : [distributor] John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Illustrated ed
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Louisa May Alcott was wilful and exuberant, and flew in the face of all her father's intricate theories of child rearing. In a family that insisted on self-denial and spiritual striving, Louisa dreamed of wealth and fame. At the same time, like most daughters, she wanted her father's approval. This book tells the story of their relationship.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Matteson
ISBN: 9780393059649 0393059642
OCLC Number: 852007164
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Biography 2008.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 512 pages : 26 illustrations ; 24 x 16 x 4 cm
Responsibility: John Matteson.
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