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By Daniel Shealy

ISBN-10: 0877459371

ISBN-13: 9780877459378

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ISBN-13: 9780877459385

By 1888, 20 years after the ebook of Little Women, Louisa may possibly Alcott (1832-1888) used to be probably the most renowned and winning authors the USA had but produced. In her pre-Little Women days, she concocted blood-and-thunder stories for low wages; post-Little Women, she really good in household novels and brief tales for kids. accrued right here for the 1st time are the memories of people that knew her, nearly all of that have now not been released on account that their unique visual appeal within the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Many of the published reminiscences during this publication seemed after Alcott turned recognized and show off her as a literary lion, yet others specialise in her teenager years, while she was once residing the lifetime of Jo March; those intimate glimpses into the lifetime of the Alcott kin lead the reader to 1 end: the relations was once chuffed, enjoyable, and unique, greatly just like the fictional Marches. The memories approximately an older and wealthier Alcott exhibit a type and beneficiant, albeit outspoken, girl little replaced through her cash and status.

From Annie Sawyer Downs’s description of lifestyles in harmony to Anna Alcott Pratt’s memories of the Alcott sisters’ appearing days to Julian Hawthorne’s neighborly portrait of the Alcotts, the thirty-six reminiscences during this copiously illustrated quantity inform the non-public and public tale of a amazing life.

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