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Published: [United States]: Tantor Audio , 2008 Made available through hoopla
Series: Tantor Audio & eBook classics
Edition:  Unabridged
Description:  1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 30 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN: 9781400128600 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1400128609 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book),
Language:  English


Read by Rebecca Burns

Generations of people-young and old, male and female-have fallen in love with the March sisters of Louisa May Alcott's most popular and enduring novel, Little Women. Talented tomboy and author-to-be Jo, tragically frail Beth, beautiful Meg, and romantic, spoiled Amy remain united in their devotion to each other and their struggles to survive in New England during the Civil War. It is no secret that Alcott based Little Women on her own early life. While her father, the free-thinking reformer and abolitionist Bronson Alcott, hobnobbed with such eminent male authors as Emerson, Thoreau, and Hawthorne, Louisa supported herself and her sisters with "woman's work," including sewing, doing laundry, and acting as a domestic servant. But she soon discovered she could make more money writing. Little Women brought her lasting fame and fortune, and far from being the "girl's book" her publisher requested, it explores such timeless themes as love and death, war and peace, the conflict between personal ambition and family responsibilities, and the clash of cultures between Europe and America

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Burns, Rebecca.
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